Material Planning Manager

Ref No. EMP406813
Location United Arab Emirates
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Our client a leading shipbuilder in the UAE are looking to add to the management team with an experienced Material Planning Manager.


Previous experience in Material Planning Management role

The Job

Job responsibilities:

  • Maximise on time material availability across all projects and departments.

  • Responsible for management of 10 or more Buyer/Planners.

  • Plan, lot size, release, confirm, and expedite planned purchase orders to meet required material delivery dates.

  • Analyse MRP and project schedule data to identify potential material shortage issues well in advance, and initiate appropriate corrective action as required.

  • Establish, manage and meet clear department goals, objectives and KPI's. Set priorities and ensure performance of employees to meet department goals. Perform employee performance reviews.

  • Develop and implement effective training plans and training materials for new hires.

  • Develop and maintain standard reports to provide a clear representation of material status and other related information required for effective management of the business.

  • Provide regular status reports to all stakeholders.

  • Improve internal process compliance and control through analysis of available data.

  • Monitor demand forecasts and adjust supply when required.

  • Interface with Strategic Purchasing, Enterprise Scheduling, Manufacturing Department Managers, and Project Management teams to provide analysis and input regarding project material requirements and status, including problem mitigation strategies.

  • Establish clear standards for communication with suppliers for confirmation, status updates and problem resolution.

  • Personally engage problem suppliers to resolve specific schedule and delivery issues as required.

  • Ensure the timely resolution of invoicing and receiving problems with Receiving, Accounting, and Inspection departments.

  • Support MRB function in dis-positioning and returning nonconforming material to suppliers and ensuring MRB data integrity.

  • Drive overall process improvements in tactical procurement and MRB activities.

  • Support inventory audits of WIP.

  • Manage excess and obsolete inventory.

  • Support projects and management with requested ad-hoc reports.


  • At least 5 years in a Material Planning Management/Supervisory role
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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