Material Requirements Planner
New Zealand Government
Auckland City, AUK
23h ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandWhat you will doIn this role you will be responsible for managing material holdings and ensuring that optimum levels of consumable items are maintained.

You will achieve this by pre-setting and manipulating key factors in SAP, to generate the appropriate provisioning levels to effectively match stock levels to the forecasted rate of consumption.

You will also ensure that inventory costs are minimised by not over investing in stock holdings, whilst ensuring that the stock levels which trigger a new order are sufficient to cover consumption through the lead time on procurement and delivery of that order.

What we needWe are seeking a person with an excellent understanding of MRP principles. You will have gained this through your significant work experience within an MRP, purchasing and / or inventory management environment.

You will have also worked with a computerised maintenance management system including SAP modules, inventory, MRP / purchasing and business intelligence.

  • Ideally you will also have : A good level of proficiency within Microsoft Office;The ability to analyse data, particularly inventory analysis;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;Strong interpersonal skills allowing you to establish and maintain good working relationships with suppliers and customers;
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills;Ability to prioritise tasks to meet timelines and effectively manage competing and changing priorities;
  • Some formal training in material requirements planning and qualifications in SAP job roles, inventory management and MRP.

    Using initiative, you are able to find innovative solutions to problems and suggest progressive changes. You enjoy working collectively within a supportive team.

    Who we areThe Inventory Management Team is responsible for the supply chain management of all aeronautical and non-aeronautical consumable spares.

    It includes the development and ongoing management of the consumable inventory (approx. $130M pa). This involves the use of a range of forecasting tools to ensure spares are available in a timely manner.

    It also involves constant international vendor management to ensure that delivery schedules are met and that priorities are understood.

    Furthermore, there is a constant pursuit of cost and process efficiency and therefore engagement with external contractors to investigate the potential for more holistic end to end supply chain solutions.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Why UsNZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

  • In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with : Great benefits for you and your family;
  • Full time ongoing work;Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;Access to holiday accommodation across NZ;Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year.How to ApplyTo view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.

    For further information, contact Alan Lennon on 021 118 2752.Please note : If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

    Applications close on Thursday 19 March 2020.Please note : Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for.

  • The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows : Low level Security Clearancemost preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, ORis a citizen of, and / or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years : either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA);
  • and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

    If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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