The Supply Chain Coordinator will be part of the Aldridge team, working within the Supply Chain team in continuously improving the company's performance. The Supply Chain Coordinator role will specialise in buying or planning, but is required to be cross-functionally trained and developed to ensure cover for all supply chain processes in a dynamic team environment.
• Ensure SAP ERP system is fully utilised, along with other management tools to achieve the best possible customer service
• Coordinate and action key SAP transactions to facilitate purchasing, production and other supply chain activities (as relevant to the role)
• Work within the Supply Chain team and wider site Operations teams to review purchasing, production, delivery & sales requirements in line with the customer orders, and use this data to take prioritized action
• Maintain MRP data such as PIR, source lists, forecasts, lead times, MRBR, exception messages etc., in line with site requirements
• Plan day to day operations ensuring internal capacity is fully utilized, including use of subcontract where needed
• Optimize supply chain costs through the use of supply chain tools such as: supplier negotiation, stock cover, work center utilization, etc.
• Expedite delivery of required materials, as revelevent - purchase items, production orders, subcontract operations etc.
• Supports the warehouse, manufacturing, dispatch and customer service teams
• Maintain and own key supply chain metrics and service level initiatives to improve customer satisfaction – Metrics to include (but not limited to) OTTR, Availability Rate, Cost Out, Inventory, Supplier OTD, DOH, PPV etc.
• Develop and maintain relationships with key partners, such as external suppliers and contractors, internal stakeholders, and take a pro-active approach to supplier management
• Maintains an excellent understanding of the operational capabilities of the business and requirements
• Optimize the production planning process using Continuous Improvement.
• Drive site ‘Cost Out’ activities for both direct and indirect materials such as resourcing and negotiation, and Lean activity such as optimized site operations.
Education level required: Degree level/ Finance literate/ CIPS or APICS (Beneficial)
Years and area of experience required Previous experience in procurement, negotiation, supplier management, or production planning, with a track record of delivering high performance results.
Technical knowledge Proficient IT skills and experience of ERP systems (preferably SAP) and Microsoft Office. Ability to understand and manage complex data, anticipate and highlight issues, and take decisive corrective action.
Soft skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills, Outstanding organizational and communication skills. Ability to communicate with all business levels, both within and external to the business
Supervisor: SCM Manager
Functional Manager (if applicable): Plant Manager
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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics
Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No