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Material planner (MRO)

  • Fareham (Hampshire)

Job description

Material planner (MRO)

Company : Safran Helicopter Engines

Job field : Purchasing

Location : Segensworth North Fareham Hampshire , England , United Kingdom

Contract type : Permanent

Contract duration : Full-time

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Job Description

What's special about us?

Safran Helicopter Engines are the world's leading manufacturer of rotorcraft turbines and the only one dedicated exclusively to this market. Our UK facility is the European Maintenance Centre Hub for the SHE Group, performing level 1 to level 3 maintenance and repairs on complex helicopter engine components.

Our experienced teams partner with our broad, global customer base, providing both technical expertise and broader support in both the fixed wing and rotary wing markets.

What will I be doing?

The material planners manage inventories and ensure that material resources are consistent with production schedules and sales forecasts.

The material planner's responsibilities include, creating and maintaining purchase orders, inventory schedules, coordinating with internal departments, and managing external stakeholder relations.

The role is to provide support and cover to the 3 specialist areas within MRO; European Maintenance Centre Hub (EMCH), Accessories Repair and Front Office sales.

A successful Material Planner should be able to ensure the appropriate supply of high-quality materials required to maintain steady production and product delivery

Work in accordance with HSE legislation, Company Operating Systems, policies and procedures

Determining the required materials and generating purchase orders.

Control inventory levels meeting customer satisfaction and budget targets

Ensuring materials meet specifications & quality standards

Ensuring the consistent and adequate supply of materials necessary for production.

Coordinating with other departments regarding production goals, timelines, supplier payments, etc.

Tracking production volume and monitoring customer demand patterns and purchasing trends.

Scheduling and overseeing the supply and delivery of materials and products.

Liaising with customers, suppliers, and distributors.

Managing schedule changes and cancellations.

Preparing performance reports

Managing the flow of returning parts back to repair centres

Create and maintain material master data and purchase information records ensuring accuracy of data.

Actively participate in team meetings, SQCDPI.

Continuously identify opportunities to improve processes and take responsibility for implementation

Support as required planning of materials across any of the 3 areas during periods of team absence

Any other task which, from time to time, may reasonably be required to meet the needs of Safran HE UK and is within the remit of this post

Ensure any subcontract activity is timely and within the needs of the business, including obtaining RFQ's lead-time and delivery.

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Why us?

Operating worldwide, Safran Helicopter Engines employ 5,900 people and have more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries, and 22,000 engines in service.

Located in Fareham on the South Coast of the UK, we've been a leader in the aerospace market for over 80 years, with a reputation for putting our customers first.

Supporting both the civil and military markets, our UK facility is the European Maintenance Centre Hub for the Safran Helicopter Engines Group.

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:

• 25 days holiday a year (plus bank holidays)

o Additional day for every 10 years' service

• Flexitime – where you can accrue up to your contractual hours

o Option to leave from 12:30 on Friday (role dependant)

• Hybrid working – on site 3 days per week from home 2 days (role dependant)

• On site restaurant with daily £1.50 subsidy for lunch

• Costa coffee on site

• Generous 7% pension contributions (after 3 months)

• Health cash back scheme (after probation)

• Purchase of company shares (after 3 months)

• Annual bonus of up to 3%

• Company sick pay

• Our dedicated Benefits Portal with a range of lifestyle benefits, including life assurance, cycle to work, retail discounts, access to healthcare & wellbeing services)

• Ample free parking

• Green scheme

o Accrue points for traveling to work by bike, walking, public transport or car share

o Once a quarter receive Amazon vouchers for the points (40 points = £10)

Job Requirements

What do you need from me?

2+ years of experience in material planning, inventory management, purchasing, or a related position.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and material management systems (SAP).Knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management.

Strong organisational and time management skills.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

IT (Microsoft office), use of computer and software

English and Maths GCSE's grade A-C

Excellent relationship building and communication skills

SAP knowledge

Eager to learn

Team Player

Has an innovative mind-set, looks for opportunities to support their learning.

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to multi-task and prioritise work load

Customer focused


Driven for issue resolution

Able to demonstrate the Company Values & Behaviours

What's my next step?

Please apply via the website and if you have what we are looking for, a member of our talent acquisition team will be in touch.

Diversity & Inclusion

We want Safran Helicopter Engines UK to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential.

We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Helicopter Engines UK an inclusive place to work.

Specificity of the job


Locate your future workplace

Concorde Way,PO15 5RL

Segensworth North Fareham Hampshire

England United Kingdom

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Safran is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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