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Materials Supervisor

Ingersoll Rand




Posted: 16/09/2023

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Manage and complete the application of best-in-class processes for master production planning and material planning and procurement processes, in order to maintain 100% on time delivery commitment to customer orders, whilst managing Inventory within targeted levels. Support the achievement of best-in-class standards in EHS, Quality, Delivery and Cost Management as part of the Operations team.

Key Responsibilities:

* Create and maintain the Master production plan, utilising appropriate standardised scheduling methodologies such as repetitive scheduling, constraint based finite scheduling, and kanban scheduling, in order to maintain 100% OTD commitment to customer orders.

* Own and maintain the Master production schedule (MPS) within the business ERP system, SAP, and supervise the running and output of MRP.

* Lead the application of the S&OP process from a Production Planning perspective - analysing, agreeing and reporting key forecast changes - and implementing into MPS and MRP.

* Supervise order intake - either directly through reporting lines - or indirectly through oversight of others - in order to ensure that production and supply chain capacity are not exceeded with a view to maintaining OTD performance.

* Supervise the Material Buyer/Planners in the completion of sound material planning processes including MRP scheduling, vendor schedule management, MRP parameter maintenance, and kanban management with a view to maintaining 100% material availability whilst minimising inventory exposure.

* Supervise the Material Buyer/Planners in the application of the process of non-conforming product (goods returns/rework, scrap, etc), and actively liaise with suppliers regarding replacement/reworked material in order to maintain the production plan.

* Supervise the achievement of Material Buy/Plan KPI's such as Supplier OTD, Material availability/Clean to Build Status, Inventory turns & Value.

* Interface with Production Supervision to plan production labour availability and ensure accurate production reporting within SAP.

* Support the stock take process and perpetual inventory/cycle count process - oversee the effectiveness of these processes in order to maintain stock accuracy, which maintains stock availability.

* Lead the Planning team and provide direction, motivation and leadership through the application of sound management practices including Performance Appraisals, Management reviews and where necessary Disciplinary action.

Key Competencies:

* Experienced Production Planning and Material Purchasing/Planning professional with high levels of competency in ERP/MRP management having worked in varied batch and repetitive manufacturing environments.

* Strong capabilities within SAP (super-user preferred) and Microsoft Excel - the highest levels of reporting proficiency.

* Good basic Engineering understanding, able to read engineering drawings.


* Degree qualified or equivalent.

What we Offer:

At Ingersoll Rand group, we foster inspired teams. As a powerful and progressive global industrial company, we are looking for talented candidates with a bias for action and an entrepreneurial spirit to join our team. Our employees are empowered to act as owners every day for our customers, our communities and themselves. We offer a broad range of opportunities to build a successful and rewarding career with an innovative company that is making life better for future generations.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes:

* 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays (Option to purchase 5 days after probation period)

* 7% Employer Pension Contribution

* Westfield Health Medial Cash Plan Cover

* Death in Service Benefit of 4 x salary

* Cycle scheme (After probation period)

* Electric Car Scheme (After probation period)

* 10% of salary in shares after 1 year of employment

* Costco Gold Company member, allowing employees to join.

* Employee Assistance Program

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