Materials / Supply Planner - UK

NKT Photonics


Materials / Supply Planner - UK

You will be responsible for the local supply planning for the UK site, which will cover both materials and capacity planning. This role is a critical link between Global Planning and local production and you will play a central role as you plan and follow up on the local production activities.

NKT Photonics is a dynamic, international high-tech company and a leader in the development, manufacture and supply of high performance fiber lasers and photonic crystal fibers. We employ some of the best and most creative people in our industry and they have helped to make us one of the fastest growing and most innovative photonics companies in the World.

Now is a great time to join us as we embark on significant and hugely exciting growth plans; not just here, but across our global organisation - so be prepared for change and career opportunities!

It’s an exciting, inspiring place to work where we encourage both personal and career development. To support our plans, we are now looking for a talented Materials / Supply Planner to join our growing team.

The Role

  • Provide local supply planning to meet demand for both internal and external customers.
  • Ensure short-term scheduling and the execution of production orders are based upon the overall master plan.
  • Investigate material shortfalls and due dates on production orders and act if re-scheduling is necessary.
  • Ensure that schedule changes are clearly communicated to the relevant stakeholders (Production, Engineering) to align expectations.
  • Follow up on deliveries to customers in close collaboration with the Sales Administration and Production teams to ensure good delivery performance and timely customer information.
  • Verify that the local planning master data is correct.
  • Become the super user for the planning areas within our ERP system Dynamics 365.
  • Assist with continuous improvement efforts related to the overall planning process and the use of our ERP system.
  • There will be occasional travel to other NKT Photonics sites within Europe.

The Individual

  • Proven, relevant experience of Materials and Supply planning within a manufacturing context. Experience of working with a business-wide ERP system is essential – Microsoft Dynamics 365 would be advantageous.
  • Practical knowledge of “Lean” is highly useful.
  • Proactive and persistent in approach; keen to deliver high levels of customer service.
  • Effective communicator at all levels – comfortable working with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills; able to assess complex problems effectively and deliver solutions.
  • Passionate about what you do.

We embrace a culture in which a healthy work-life balance is encouraged; and we promote a positive, supportive working environment. To support our growth plans, we are investing in expanding our facilities and rapidly enlarging our talented teams. We provide a great place to work with good people and exciting, industry leading products.

If we sound like the place you would like to work, please send your CV and a brief covering letter and we will be in contact soon.

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