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If you’re interested in joining a stable, fast-growing company that encourages professional advancement, fosters teamwork and rewards ingenuity, then KLX Aerospace may be right for you. As the world’s leading distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables for the commercial, business jet and military markets, a career at KLX Aerospace is beyond what you’d expect in a job. At KLX, we realize that our employees are one of the keys to our success. We look for individuals who share our passion to succeed and generate results. Think you have what it takes to join our team?
As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now including a Planner at our site in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, UK.
Responsible for developing demand forecasts, managing inventory health, driving continuous improvement of forecasts, and facilitating inventory consensus on across sales, operations, and procurement for a particular buying Commodity Group. This position involves a high level of interaction with a variety of business functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Creates and develops 24 month rolling forecast using historical sales, market trends, and judgmental input for the assigned commodity group.
Manages inventory levels, identifies exceptions, and develops resolutions to large variances to these levels in order to escalate or take corrective action.
Monitors inventory health for the assigned commodity group to ensure optimal customer service and high on time delivery percentage.
Prepare data and material for weekly planning meeting with buyers.
Accountable for the following metrics for the assigned commodity group: inventory health, on time delivery, purchasing past due, and forecast accuracy.
Assist the Program Planners to balance supply and demand for commodity buyer assigned parts
Complexity of Assignments:
Assigned a commodity group
Performs other duties as requested, directed or assigned
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of key demand planning and inventory performance metrics, turns, margin contributions, etc.
Excellent computer skills and extensive data analysis skills especially in Excel and Access.
Detail-oriented. Does not lose sight of the big picture
Understands all elements of the supply chain process, and understands the information flow throughout demand and supply planning process
Excellent oral and written communication skills
1-3 years experience in forecasting, supply planning, or similar Supply Chain role
Understands the mechanics of or has used packaged supply chain planning software
Experience with aggregating and summarizing large amounts of historical data and identifying trends or problems
Experience with basic ERP system functionality
Experience with leading a team of consultants supporting the planning process is preferred
Significant relevant knowledge of service parts uniqueness; aerospace hardware preferred
Ability to adapt changing business needs and priorities
Results driven with a can-do attitude to ensure solutions
Ability to multi-task
With more than 60 locations worldwide, KLX Aerospace designs, manufactures, sells, and services cabin interior products for commercial aircraft and business jets worldwide. KLX Aerospace is the worldwide market share leader in all of its major product lines, and serves most of the world's airlines, aircraft manufacturers and leasing companies through its direct global sales and customer support organizations.
Consumables Management Segment
As the world’s leading distributor of aerospace fasteners and consumables, KLX Aerospace stocks more than 400,000 part numbers from over 2,300 suppliers. With over 40 locations worldwide serving airlines, OEMs, and military defense, KLXis the supplier of choice – delivering the right part at the right time in the right place. The Consumables Management segment provides inventory management and replenishment, electronic data interchange, special packaging and bar coding, parts kitting, quality assurance testing, and purchasing assistance services; and creative and differential supply chain solutions, such as 3PL and 4PL programs. It also distributes aerospace fasteners and other aircraft consumables
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.