MPL Manager

Oliver Rae is seeking a dynamic and experienced Materials Planning and Logistics Manager to join one of valued customers in Wolverhampton. This role will be responsible for overseeing the planning, procurement, storage, control and distribution of materials and products to meet company objectives and customer requirements.

We are looking for someone within the Pressings / Manufacturing industry for this role due to businesses needs and requirements.

Job Duties

  • Develop, implement, and maintain material requirement planning systems to meet production requirements.
  • Forecast demand to determine both short and long-term material needs.
  • Create press shop and assembly production plans based on customer schedules.
  • Monitor inventory levels and adjust based on demand and supply changes.
  • Oversee warehousing operations, ensuring efficient storage and fast retrieval of materials.
  • Manage transportation of materials to and from locations, ensuring timely deliveries while minimizing costs.
  • Promote continuous learning and professional development within the team.
  • Implement lean methodologies to optimise supply chain processes.
  • Drive projects to enhance operational efficiencies and reduce costs.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and provide regular reports on material and logistics performance

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, Business, or a related field.
  • 5 years of experience in material planning, logistics, or a related field, with 3 years in a managerial position.
  • Introducing WMS.
  • Strong knowledge of MRP/SAP or relevant systems and software.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines and standards in logistics and transportation

What can our clients offer you?

  • Salary of £50,000 – £55,000
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Career progression
  • Company bonus scheme
  • 35 hours per week Monday – Thursday 08:30 – 16:30 and Friday 07:30 – 13:30

If you would like to be a part of a growing business that really looks after their employees, please don’t hesitate and apply now!

This is working for a company with easy transport links. This is permanent role employed directly through the company.

To be considered for this MPL Manager role please click “Apply” to be considered or please call 01922 895 635 for more information.

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