Material Planner and Reporting Analyst

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Berkshire
Categories: Other, Metering, Smart Metering, Business Analysis, Reporting and Analytics, Planning, Asset Management

Job Title: Material Planner and Reporting Analyst

Location: Thatcham, Berkshire

Salary: £27,947 – £36,912 depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours

The Role

The Materials Planner & Reporting Analyst is a key member of SSE's Metering Supply Chain Team and is responsible for planning and organising metering’s materials and asset supply, and reporting on performance. This role works closely with a variety of people and teams to ensure the efficient supply of materials to Metering Depots.

Key duties in this role include

  • Material management – liasing with depots to confirm stock levels and discuss supply challenges. Ensuring compliance with policies and procedures and by completing audits.
  • Materials planning – Working with the Supplier Relationship Manager to produce forecasts for our key asset suppliers and therefore ensuring stock levels remain within our agreed limits. You'll also forecast depot demands and liaise with Regional Managers to find out if there are any challenges in terms of quality or supply.
  • Key Supplier & Service Provider Management – Reporting on key supplier/ manufacturer performance and distribution performance.
  • Metering Supply Chain Analysis and Reporting – Performing analysis of the reporting systems (Oracle OBIEE and Harmony) and compiling regular performance reports.

Your Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate for this role will have experience of materials supply and planning either from a service or a manufacturing company. They will also have experience of supply chain and Bill of Material Forecasting at Practitioner level. The successful candidate will need experience of analytics and reporting and experience of process analysis and process improvement would also be beneficial. Good capability across Microsoft Office software is needed including Word, Access and Project and your excel skills should be of a high standard.

Experience in running technical queries in MI/BI systems including Oracle, OBIEE and Oracle E-Business or similar would be advantageous. Furthermore you will need to be able to create written and graphical performance and forecasting reports based on management information provided by various systems such as OBIEE, Harmony/Discoverer and your own technical knowledge of material planning.

The successful candidate will be able to manage their own workload effectively with good time management skills. You will also be confident to raise any challenges and or risks to managers or team leaders and you should feel comfortable presenting your work and reports at weekly/monthly meetings. Generally organised, analytical and methodical should be attributes you possess.

Our Company

Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy to more than seven million household and business account under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market and SSE Airtricity in the markets in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that’s our customer promise.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

 

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: 25th July 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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