Material Planner


Material Planner

Salary Not Specified

Aberdeenlocation, Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 25 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 466d9058dfd044f88f2c52bc37904f55

Full Job Description

The Material Planner is responsible for supporting the dedicated regions and respective business segment(s) and to understand their forecast, demand, requirement and expectations related to supply of material. The Material Planner will act as, and manage the information flow between the regions business segment(s) and the SCM organization and to ensure material availability and supply strategy., § Implement and maintain SCMs planning, inventory and sourcing and supply strategy for respective regions.

§ Hold ERP system updated with all relevant material and planning related settings.

§ Monitor ERP processes and information flow related to planning, material demand and fulfillment.

§ Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier/interunit to warehouse.

§ Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on operation and production. Escalate concerns where appropriate.

§ Take follow up actions in relation to process and performance issues, material shortages that affect the business.

§ Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement.

§ Manage the scheduling of material flow to meet Production and Operational schedules and customer requirements.

§ Utilize any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) or IT system that is in place and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required.

§ Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM), Work order demand.

§ Ensure relevant personnel has information to prioritize their tasks in line with strategy, plans and business needs.

§ Drive processes for improving Item IDs information and data integrity including elimination of duplicates.

§ Assist in identifying Item IDs and/or establish new Item IDs when necessary.

§ Assist Workshop and Purchasing Department in establishing and maintaining realistic dates for fulfillment of demands.

§ Lead processes to reduce and mitigate unallocated and bad inventory.

§ Re-prioritize order of Material Demands when necessary.

§ Monitor and report issues related to interunit transaction between offshore and onshore locations, as required

§ Cooperate with relevant teams to optimize lead-times that affect inventory levels and demand fulfillments

§ Maintain Inventory Reorder Point, Max levels and Safety Stock level for relevant regions inventories.

§ Increase usage of Repaired Items as replacements for new Items.

§ Minimise obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability.

§ Create regular statistical reports and analysis and update stakeholders in the organization.

§ Define and maintain specific demand and planning related TTIs in cooperation with local leadership

§ Report progress and status to global SCM organization as required.

Relationship Management

§ Collaborate with internal stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production/operational schedule as and when required, avoiding disruption to production.

§ Generate and communicate supplier material delivery schedules and forecasts to ensure they reflect requirements and meet demands.

§ Develop and maintain good relationships with interunit partners and ensure demand for materials is met and deliveries made on time.

§ Qualification in Supply Chain/ Business discipline.

§ The individual must have experience in ERP or MRP systems.

§ Direct experience with a Supply and Demand realm including forecasts, receipt and deliver processes, inventory reports, accuracy validation procedures, cycle counts and audit procedures is required.


§ Strong written and oral communication skills.

§ Professional Certification from CIPS and/or IOSM is desirable.

§ Excellent negotiating, contract management, communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills.

§ Knowledge of MS Office and PeopleSoft ERP System.

§ Ability to work with cross-cultural organizations and groups.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

§ Knowledge of appropriate steps to analytical problem solving.

§ Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

§ Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.

§ Treats others fairly and with respect.

§ Knowledge of department's policies, rules, regulations, business goals, vision, organizational structure, culture, philosophy, operating principles and values, etc.

§ Ability to establish and maintain project priorities.

§ Seeks out new learning experiences.

§ Identifies what needs to be done and takes action before being asked or required., § Lift up to 20 pounds

§ Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching

§ Lift up to 10 pounds

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

This position is considered OFFICE WORK which is characterized as follows., We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click 'Apply Now'.