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Planning Engineer

Date: 10-Feb-2021

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

 

Role Title: Planning Engineer

 

Reporting to: Manager-Planning

Business Unit: Kirby Building Systems Kuwait

 

Department / Section: Planning

 

A. ROLE & CONTEXT

 

Purpose:

Planning Engineers are responsible for materials planning and inventory control and/or master scheduling and operations planning.

Context:

 

 

B. ROLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

Overview

Maintaining the company Master Planning Database for the Projects by collecting all the relevant information required about multiple projects on a regular basis

Raise timely orders for job specific items as per the Master Planning Database

Maintain proper inventory levels based on current inventory, historical/future usage, and forecast demand for the Raw Materials

Work closely with purchasing organization to assure on time delivery of Raw Materials, Accessories, and Job Specific items to the Manufacturing

Analyse and report backlog

Generate reports for the management as and when required

Knowledge of types & grades of steel raw material used in metal buildings ( HR Plates and Coils, GI Coils, PPGL and PPGI, etc….)

Good Communication and Coordination skills with capability to build working relationships with various operations teams.

 

 

C. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Experience & Essential Knowledge

 

Two-Three years’ experience in the field of material planning (preferable)

Should have knowledge of scheduling and materials requirement planning techniques

Experience in using ERP specifically Material Management Modules, and preferably a previous SAP experience or equivalent

Analytical skills to project patterns and daily changing requirements.

 

 

Minimum Entry Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Engineering)

A Material Planning Experience in PEB or Structural steel Industry is preferred

 

 

D. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

 

E. KEY RELATIONSHIPS & DECISION MAKING

 

 

Reports to

Planning Manager

 

Network

 

 

Decision making authority

 

 

 

Business impact of role

High

 

 

F. SKILLS

Technical & non technical

Knowledge of ERP systems (preferably SAP)

Proficient in Microsoft Office, with emphasis on excel and Access Data Base or equivalent software.

 

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