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MPS Planner Secondment/Fixed Term Contract

Supply chain Burnley Lancashire Bb10 2tq , England , United Kingdom Temporary Full-time

Job Description

Your main missions will be:
To disaggregate the Production Plan into a daily/weekly plan in order to achieve all customer commitments by testing the feasibility of the plan and resolving imbalances. To manage the parameters within the ERP system, in order to guarantee the quality of data for the detailed schedules.

Your principal activities will be:
Define the supply parameters in the ERP system within their scope of activity which are consistent with stock targets and the industrial strategy.
Ensures configuration management (updated articles, Classifications and BOMs in the ERP) maintain the changes record sheet
Develops the Master Production Schedule (MPS)
Disaggregates the Production Plan product families per MPS article reference to create the daily/weekly/monthly master schedule which covers the defined planning horizon
Undertakes RCCP to check the feasibility of the MPS against critical resources and provides recommendations through scenarios to the management team and escalates in cases of unmitigated discrepancy
Checks the overall coherency of data in the MPS in relation to the aggregated data in the production plan and validates the data at the end of the process with the Manufacturing unit management
Draws up the material requirements plan
Checks the action plan resulting from the previous MRP before launching the new MRP
Checks the consistency of the necessary information (available stocks, ranges, parts, lists, resources…)
Checks the consistency of the completed MRP in relation to requirements, current stocks and targets, repeats the MRP manually if necessary
Analyses and actions the necessary exception messages generated from the MRP
Confirms and communicates requirements and changes to the short term plan resulting from the MRP to internal/external scheduling teams by confirming any necessary modifications that are too be made
Lead the weekly MPS Meeting
Measure and analyse performance in coordination with the manufacturing unit using the defined metrics and provides the required weekly/monthly reports
Monitor and analyse the impacts of manufacturing defects in terms of yield and if necessary reschedule requirements to ensure commitments can be met, ensure yield is factored into future planning
Analyse the root cause of metrics not at target level and work with the manufacturing unit to develop the necessary action/recovery plans
Analyses the impacts of requests for technical changes within their scope of activity and implements the action plan after these requests have been validated
Makes suggestions for stock solutions to cover, service level requirements, new developments and sources and transfer plans and prepares the inventory forecasts
Interfaces with the commercial team to manage short term changes to demand plans and to notify of any disconnects

Complementary Description

- In Rate Readiness and resource investment studies
- In Stock Takes, Audits and Assessments
- To lean projects to ensure that changes introduced through improvement projects are replicated within the ERP system to ensure the effectiveness of planning

Job Requirements

Supply chain experience of 3 years
Familiar with the site's organisation is a plus
Detailed vision of production processes and their company's supply chain
Proficiency in the MRP2 process
Knowledge of business economics
Knowledge on the markets of Safran Group products
Capable of communicating with an English speaking production unit, both verbally and in writing

Familiar with the information systems used in the Supply Chain: i.e. SAP ERP
Familiar with desktop tools (intermediate to strong in MS Excel)

Capable of communicating clearly and concisely
Able to escalate at the right time and at the right level
Capable of making decisions
A good team player
Able to negotiate well with internal contacts and external suppliers
An ambassador for the company and able to defend its interests
Ability to drive the supply chain and apply adequate pressure

Capacity to analyse a complex problem, sum it up and find solutions
Capacity to analyse the information supplied by other departments
Ability to gauge the importance of drifts and to anticipate the consequences

Perseverant & resilient

Specificity of the job


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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.

Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran Nacelles is a world leader for aircraft nacelles and an active player in after-market services, with 23,000 products in service, and 145,000 daily flight hours. The company is active in all segments of the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners.

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