Material Planning Lead

Material Planning Lead

Service Stream | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 5 days ago

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Primary Location
Melbourne, VIC
Job Description Summary
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Material Planning Lead to join ServiceStream in our Collins Street office.
About the Role
ServiceStream’s Planning and Systems division are currently seeking a Material Planning Lead to join our growing company. You will be responsible for ensuring a smooth flow of materials supply through detailed forecasting and analysis, inventory optimization, continuous improvement activities and strong stakeholder engagement. 
The purpose of this role is to ensure a smooth flow of materials supply through detailed forecasting and analysis, inventory optimization, continuous improvement activities and strong stakeholder engagement. Key to the role is to communicate complex and/or business critical topics to a wide and diverse audience. The role will need to successfully collaborate with cross-functional team members on a regular basis and proactively address, resolve, and/or advance any operational issues affecting the business.
Nature of position:               Permanent, Full Time
Location:                               Collins Street, VIC
Reporting Line:                    National Inventory & Systems Manager
Key Responsibilities
This role will provide exceptional service and support, and work collaboratively with, the wider supply chain team and have a customer facing role with our partners and emerging contracts to ensure service excellence. You will manage complex customer issues with the ability to coordinate and guide the team during unexpected events.
The role will require natural leadership skills that will allow to effectively guide and support team members and lead by example. Experience presenting and interpreting data and analytics is desirable.
Champion and lead the supply planning process for specific business areas.
Facilitate the Consensus and Demand Review process for the category within the Integrated Business Management cycle of meetings.
Identify root causes of supply imbalances and inventory issues and prioritise opportunities for improvement
Recruit, coach and develop planning team members; define roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities.
POC for BAU escalations
Responsible for the creation and execution of KPI reporting, ensuring accurate data collection while highlighting key insights to drive better decision making
Maintain Documentation / Procedures/Processes 
Ability to multitask - Demonstrated ability to manage various functions at the same time
About You
Tertiary qualification with an emphasis in business, manufacturing, or equivalent, is desired
Sound knowledge of Quality standards and systems
Strong communications skills to be able to negotiate and influence key stakeholders to drive portfolio performance.
Previous relevant experience in Operations
Ability to facilitate and understand planning and risk management
Produce monthly, quarterly, and ad-hoc report for the Leadership Team
Ability to hire and develop Inventory Planners 
Ability to multitask - Demonstrated ability to manage various functions at the same time.
You are ambitions, a team-player and ready to make an impact
About Us
ServiceStream, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading national service provider to develop and operate Australia's essential communications, energy and water networks in the telecommunications, utilities and transport industries. We specialise in the design, construction and maintenance of new and existing networks, and deliver end-to-end engineering and asset management solutions on behalf of our blue-chip client base.
ServiceStream is an equal opportunity employer who believes diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and benefits our people, clients, and communities. 
We are committed to cultivate an inclusive and high-performing culture where our people thrive and are proud to bring their whole selves to work, inspiring a respectful and inclusive environment. 
ServiceStream encourages and welcomes the opportunity for applicants to share their lived experiences.
ServiceStream does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from external Recruitment or Labour Hire Companies. 
Department
Supply Chain
How to Apply
If this sounds like you apply now to the Service Stream Recruitment Team via the online application button.