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Job Ref:  87091BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Glenrothes
04/10/2016 07:26
Job Title: Senior Material Planner
Location: Glenrothes


Senior Material Planner to work in the Power and Control business. Role will involve process improvements, management of the customers MRP, inventory analysis, shortage management, kitting and maintenance and validity of work orders and their release. Utilise Kinaxis software in the management of Material related data.


Reporting to the Material Control Lead
•Management of materials planning in line with changing customer demands, ensuring material is available to the production line as and when required to build customer orders.
•Progress chase materials through co-ordination with procurement, goods-in, quality
•Work closely with master scheduling to ensure full utilisation of production line
•Excess, Obsolescence and general Inventory management and reporting, ensuring targets are met and improvements are continued to be made
•Map, review and improve on current processes and procedures, ensuring best practice is adopted within the materials area
•Work with Stores and operations personnel to ensure inventory accuracy
•Work closely with peers to resolve any production issues
•Attend daily production meetings and other adhoc meetings as dictated by contract
•Generation of reports, 'what if's' for Program Management and functional heads
•Maintenance of safety stocks and kanbans



•Discipline of execution
•Time Management
•Organisational skills
•Extensive knowledge of MRP and MPS
•Proven track record of process improvements
•SAP experience preferred
•Six Sigma/project management experience preferred
•Think out of the box
•Extensive experience of supply chain solutions
•IT literate -excel, word, powerpoint, internet

Personal Characteristics

•Ability to work with all levels of people
•Excellent communication skills
•Strong sense of urgency
•Attention to Detail
•Ability to prioritise workload
•Good financial awareness

Education and Experience

•Institute of Operations Management preferred
•Proven experience in supply chain and materials management
•Strong knowledge of MRP and MPS essential
•Proven record of continuous improvement achievements

About Raytheon

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 94 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass Raytheon.

Raytheon Career Development

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

•25 days holiday + statutory holidays
•Contributory Pension Scheme
•Life Assurance
•Flexible Benefits
•Enhanced sick pay scheme


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
ERIP Eligible
Supply Chain/Purchasing
Type Of Job
Full Time
Work Location
United Kingdom - Glenrothes
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