PC&L Manager Automotive Published: 31st January 2017
Job Type
Daniel Lowe


Location: West Yorkshire, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Heckmondwike

The Client: Leading 1st tier supplier in the Automotive sector

Main Activities / Responsibilities
  • To manage resource in order to control the planning, scheduling and material handling functions with participation and commitment from all areas of business.
  • Maintain 100% on time in full delivery to customer
  • To manage freight and eliminate premium freight costs
  • To oversee waste management to ensure segregation and maximise recycling potential
  • Manage all aspects of service parts centre, maintaining supply levels to meet customer expectations
  • To control NPI logistics issues and product run out
  • To maintain productions levels in all logistics areas
  • To manage material handling equipment and costs, monitor utilisation, impact data and driver performance
  • To manage inventory levels and stock accuracy to meet budget and BGEU expectations
  • To identify and implement cost reduction opportunities
  • Implement and control visual management of all raw material/ WIP and finished goods
  • Create a world class working environment including all warehouses, yard, WIP, spares areas

Main activities:

  • Overseeing daily/weekly/monthly planning activities to achieve 100% delivery performance
  • To lead by example, identify and develop operational teams working in the boundaries of TS16949, OHSAS18001 & ISO14001 requirements in conjunction with the business needs and it’s customers
  • To manage people in an open, communicative and motivational style, while respecting the needs and requirements of people, processes and customers
  • Ensure requirements of TS16949, OHSAS18001 and ISO14001 are respected
  • Ensure production standards are met in all logistics areas
  • Ensure BPCS transactions are accurate and on time
  • Attend daily and weekly management meetings
  • Control and monitor product run out activities
  • Control and monitor new product introduction activities
  • Organise, control and report issues with month end stock takes
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers and production to resolve issues
  • Update and issue weekly and monthly KPI’s
  • Control planning and production of all trials and samples
  • Attend monthly H&S meeting
  • Provide capacity planning information as required
  • Provide sales forecasts as required
  • Ensure that employees in your charge are aware of the requirement to, and are trained in how to, work safely
  • Ensure that you and your team are aware of, contribute to and follow relevant EHS procedures, processes and practices
  • Ensure that accidents and incidents are reported and investigated; regularly monitor and discuss EHS performance in your department, and take follow-up action as necessary
  • Ensure that temps, visitors and contractors to your department know what they must do to work safely and comply with emergency policies

Required experience:

  • Supply Chain experience preferably automotive
  • Knowledge of SAP, BPCS
  • Excellent communication skills and good manager of people
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Word, Power point and Lotus Notes
  • Ability to work under pressure, paying attention to detail to accuracy, prioritising work load and meeting deadlines
  • A proven record of implementing change and turnaround, demonstrating good people management techniques in motivation, development and communication.
  • To lead teams by example demonstrating a positive attitude towards problem solving and be pragmatic and tenacious with a passion for success and customer satisfaction
  • Strong focus on EHS
  • Effective at delegation, time management, project planning, and forward planning through the use of business systems and processes; TS16946, ISO14001, 5S, TPM, RPS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate mechanical aptitude and knowledge
  • Understands and can apply company Production Systems principals and practices while operating with an open mind to continuous improvement
  • An understanding of business Key Performance Indicators (KPI), finance and budgetary control
  • Experience of automotive manufacturing and Textiles and expected responsiveness to customer needs and the business

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 818

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