Material Lead

Leicester, Leicestershire

Corporate Functions


£20 - £25 per hour + plus holiday pay in addition


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I am seeking an ISC Material Lead to work in a hybrid contract for my client just south-west of Leicester.

Pay rate – between £20 – £25 per hour (PAYE only). Plus holiday pay in addition.
Start date – ASAP
Hours – Mon-Fri. 8am – 4pm
Hybrid working model – 3 days in office, 2 days from home.

* Works to understand upstream supply capacities & constraints and report the key concerns.
* Manages the sales forecast expectations against inventory and lead time constraints.
* Gives forward planning requirements to the manufacturing plants to facilitate on-time delivery of content.

Main Responsibilities of the Material Lead:
* Analyse historic material requirements to understand supply and demand model and react to market variances.
* Manage material and capacity planning of First Party suppliers, Third Party suppliers and outsource assembly partners
* Evaluate performance off supply chain and maintain metric reporting.
* Manage live status records of live orders in terms of material availability and actual versus planned status
* Arranges Vendor Manufacturing Agreements, negotiates terms and observes quality of completed Stations
* Maintain Invoice Prediction forecast based on known material availability, outsource partner capacity and actual build status.
* Chair Production meeting and manage all stakeholder expectations.
* Provide forecast and status information to Sales team and end customer where required.
* Integrated business planning using monthly forward looking processes.
* First escalation point for material issues and ensures issues are resolved in a timely manner.

Additional information:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Candidates must already hold the right to live and work in the UK at the time of application

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately.

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