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Supply Chain Planning Senior Professional

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Job ID: R0016460
Date Posted: Mar 21, 2023
Segment: Energy
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Australia Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail would like you to join our friendly and supportive team as a General Supply Chain Operations Professional

- It is a long-term role – immediate start – Eagle Farm, QLD based

About you:

  • Have minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Have engineering background 
  • SAP/ Excel

About the business

Hitachi Rail STS is a global railway signalling and transportation solutions company. Life with Hitachi rail STS includes many benefits including career development and the opportunity to work in a global and culturally diverse team environment. 

About the role – Supply Chain Planner

You will work in a dynamic environment with the opportunity to make a difference.

You will support the Supply planning activities within bidding or project team, driving on-time delivery (materials and services) aligned with project schedule and critical milestones.

The key skills and experience we are seeking are as follow:

  • Complete understanding of estimation and performing the task of the overall external costs on 'high complex' Bids.
  • Document and assess the external cost planning and forecast (for materials, services, packages and subcontractors during the project execution phase
  • Issuing and distribution Supply Plan for the relevant project.
  • Issuing of the Purchase Requests for all materials, external services, packages and subcontractor aligned with Project schedule requirement.
  • "Launch of the production" on the basis of project requirements (Transfer orders, Purchase orders, advance demand) and develop project material delivery (including spare parts and repairing of failed material) in accordance with the project schedule by coordinating all planning & logistics activities globally.
  • Ensure the monitoring and reporting on supplier performances (including logistic provider) in terms of production, FAT, lead time, shipment , project warehouse management and compliance with contractual requirements- upstream.
  • Identification and implementation of project mitigation actions due to the risk of potential misalignments of the supplier performances in comparison with the contractual requirements (delays in material FAT and/or delivery)
  • Review, process and monitor subcontractors claims based on the project milestones / labour hire, creation of a SES (Service Entry Sheet) and issue signed Work Progress Certificate (WPC).
  • Work directly with contracting team, project managers, department leads, buyers, and engineers to ensure all projects milestones are supported and achieved.
  • Experience in leading small team, support on the job training, maintain team cohesiveness and perform one-on-one coaching.

Minimum Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or other related Engineering field
  • 5+ years' experience in Supply Chain Management roles within an engineering and preferably project environment
  • Working knowledge S&OP process & MRP advance knowledge.
  • Advance Excel and professional in Microsoft Office package and SAP (MM Module knowledge)
  • Rail sector knowledge is an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of requirements of planning, inventory management techniques and general contract knowledge to manage downstream sub-contractors.
  • Ability to be self-directed to work toward corporate and business unit objectives
  • Experience in Cost analysis methodologies and process for cost controlling /budgeting
  • APICS or CIPS certification desired.
  • Negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders

Choose to unlock your full POTENTIAL. Apply today.
Employee Benefits
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a Global Company that offers a great work life balance, a sociable, fun and collaborative working environment. There are opportunities to upskill and further progress your career with training and development available.

Hitachi Rail is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.


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