Senior Technical Planner job at Sandvik

Vacancy title:
Senior Technical Planner

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Deadline of this Job:
10 February 2023

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Tarime , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, January 23, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Profile
• Responsible for parts demand planning activities and develop/execute a process to manage inventory levels to minimize stock holdings while maximizing supply ability
• Maintaining effective functioning of all the stockrooms to optimize the inventory available locally
• Execute, identify, communicate, and proactively manage potential parts availability gaps or risk
• Build and manage the forecast for major components in collaboration with Customer, Parts Portfolios, Sales and Contract teams
• Accountable for developing and communicate KPI reporting internally and to customers regarding parts planning
• Prepare and maintain a rolling 5-year Major Component Change out Plan with All Customers in line with customer strategies
• Work closely with customers, using a specialist understanding of equipment performance and lifecycle costings
• Coordinate with Logistics / ordering communicate with customers internal and external
• Translate customer change out plans into Company strategies and actions
• Prepare rolling orders for components within a 12-month horizon
• Maintain database of parts and machine model and serial numbers for all customers. Updating with relevant Service Bulletins
• Assist in preparing the annual parts budget and forecast for the department
• Ensure all components and parts are on site timeously prior to the scheduled component changeout date
• Ensure that all work assigned is completed in an efficient and timely manner
• Liaise with workshops to plan parts requirements in line with component repair requirements
• Quarterly review with external and internal customers on forecasts and KPIs
• Participate in reviews of inventory to identify obsolete parts
• Actively coach and mentor junior Planners to improve overall skills, capabilities, including succession planning

Your Profile
• Relevant maintenance trade or tertiary qualification (i.e. Engineering
• Minimum 7 years’ experience in a similar position (Planner/Scheduler)
• Experience with Sandvik Equipment is an added advantage but not necessary.
• Demonstrated experience in resource allocation and inventory management
• Strong problem solving, analytical and strategic planning skills
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Ability to work autonomously and be decisive
• Sound understanding of the mining industry


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