Material Planner with German
At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of the Global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in the rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.
The Global Procurement Center (GPC) in Cluj is an organization combining procurement and supply chain knowledge, cultural diversity and a drive for excellence. The team of almost 250 colleagues is working closely with over 50.000 users, throughout more than 30 countries where Bombardier operates for both our rail and aerospace entities.
For our Global Procurement Center based in Cluj-Napoca we are looking for a:
Material Planner with German
Scope of the Role
The Logistics Planner is responsible, for defined project(s), supplier(s) or part(s), to pro-actively manage the material coverage and inventory to meet the defined on-time and on-quality material delivery objectives in production or aftermarket. He manages ERP system re-order parameters and inventory levels to meet business service requirements, translates into ERP parameters the defined inventory and re-ordering strategies for each part. He ensures ERP data integrity in his field of responsibility and he is acting upon exception messages. He is responsible for the communication of material delivery needs to the suppliers. He is managing the material coverage by taking the necessary expediting actions to ensure the timely supply of parts in line with the order schedule, and where required take appropriate action necessary to secure on-time-delivery (OTD). Following initial order/contract placement by the buyer he is readjusting the purchase orders / scheduling agreements in case of changing demands. He places repair purchase orders in case of damaged material. He monitors the OTD performance of the suppliers and participates into charge back process in case of non-performance. He is managing and reporting on inventory level and continuously tries to optimize it.
Parts Availability Management
Set up MRP Master data set up (procurement and logistics views)
Analyze and validate purchase requisitions in line with production planning
Manage and control delivery schedules
Adjust purchase orders / scheduling agreements in case of changing demands
Place repair / return purchase orders and AVM purchase orders
Communicate via portal and progress supplier deliveries and ensure availability of product to satisfy production requirements
Expedite material proactively and in case of delay (BO management)
Manage the timely return of supplier non-conform goods
Address quantity and price related queries to resolve supplier invoices
Ensure a full understanding of demand planning processes
Material Inventory Management
Set initial and maintain accurate master data parameters such as reorder points, lead time, etc... to ensure parts supply service levels are achieved
Manage suppliers and take necessary actions to minimize inventory level, whether in terms of Material In Store (MIS) and Coverage In Days (CID)
Report store inventory deviations
Support the review of inventory levels and identify opportunities for removing / reducing the level of obsolete / excess stock
Check and support supplier usage of web portal
Monitor and communicate material coverage status, (including external logistic providers?)
Contribute to monitoring supplier performance using on-time and on-quality delivery KPIs
Escalate performance and commercial issues, in a timely manner, which require BT management support
Contribute to monitoring of changes in the supply base and proactively manage any potential impact on future supply
Contribute to the charge back process by gathering and reporting the required on-time and on-quality material delivery KPI
Requirements for the role
Ø Apprenticeship/Professional Training or Commercial/Administration studies with bachelor’s degree
Ø Solid procurement and production knowledge to work as interface between both function within the supply chain
Ø Solid level in Microsoft Office Applications, E-mail application, Solid working knowledge in ERP systems, eProcurement tools, Web-Browser
Ø Basic Financial Knowledge (Invoices, Inventory / Cash Management, etc.);
Ø Advanced Communication and presentation skills in English and German
The Global Procurement Center in Cluj-Napoca offers an outstanding professional environment with career development opportunities you would expect of a market leading international organization. We are located in the center of the city and we offer an open, friendly working environment.
Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signaling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.