RB is different: ‘good enough’ isn’t good enough here.
RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company, We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.
An exciting and diverse opportunity is available for Materials Manager to join our Planning team on our Nottingham site.
Reporting directly into the UK Head of Planning and Logistics, this is a stimulating role that will provide the opportunity to work within a dynamic and fluid environment.
RB is global, providing career development and the opportunity to work for a rapidly growing consumer health business.
The main focus of this role is to drive improvement in materials planning, managing strategic projects and forecasting. Reviewing methods of orders, capital projects and the supply chain. This is an autonomous and key role on our Nottingham site and will link in with planning, production, the site leadership team.
Set out the materials strategy and policy for all Raw and Packed materials on site.
Analyse, document and improve Materials Planning processes.
Use Root Cause Analysis to investigate stock outs and implement improvements and preventative measures.
Work with the planning team on forecast for key strategic / important materials for the site
Track and review supplier delivery performance by KPI’s and Supplier Review Meetings.
Work with suppliers to increase delivery frequency and/or drive down minimum order quantities.
Visit suppliers as necessary to discuss issues / forge relationships.
Work with Procurement and escalate issues as appropriate.
Work with Logistics to define the storage strategy for materials.
Our Nottingham site is a key location in the production of our Health products, globally. With over 800 staff on site, we provide a lean, modern and dynamic environment to ensure that we truly are driving the best results.
Due to Nottingham being a key site we are currently driving a large capital investment programme and continuing to drive safety and quality to perform at our best! Alongside this, we continue to invest in training and development and we are environmentally responsible.
Is this You?
Educated to a high standard with previous experience in an FMCG, Pharmaceutical or Retail environment.
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Ability to develop strong relationships and influence with a perceived level of gravitas
A driven and proactive individual, with a tenacious approach to getting the job done.
Excellent knowledge of Excel and a detailed understanding planning processes.
Detailed knowledge of MRP processes and systems (SAP)
You'll demonstrate strong problem-solving skills through your ability to manage multiple activities and respond to changing priorities.
In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global organisation.