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MP&L Manager

Location: Sunderland

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167798

Our international automotive manufacturing client based in Sunderland is looking for a MP&L Manager to join them on a permanent basis.

Job Role

  • Responsible for the Materials, Planning and Logistics function, providing an integrative approach in managing the total flow of all distribution channels from Customer through suppliers back to the Customer

  • to ensure that the customer is kept supplied and that finished goods and raw material stock levels are kept to agreed standards

  • Control of material handling and warehouse systems throughout the division to ensure safe and secure handling and storage of materials and products

  • Develop systems, procedures and processes to ensure continual improvement in inventory control and reductions in stock levels

  • Lead and develop the MP&L team to ensure that the departmental targets and objectives are met / exceeded

  • Provide a logistics planning service to production, our suppliers and customers for all new product introductions


  • MP&L managerial experience within the automotive industry

  • Excellent organisation skills

  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP/SCM/JIT/Kanban philosophies, practices and techniques

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience of working with SAP