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VIE - Flow Controller - Flint

Schneider Electric

Manchester, United Kingdom

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, our 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.

At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

Main missions:

1/ Define and manage the parameters of supply and stock management to achieve target service level according to the MPS while reducing the unhealthy stock at all the Distribution centers supplied by SE Flint.

2/ Ensure the quality and consistency of key data: Lead Time, AC2, Order portfolio management, Quantity, Stocking policy and between operational work and MPS decisions and react accordingly

3/ Ensure the availability of product by managing the replenishment backlog and the backorder portfolio, the shortage and the continuous needs/resources balance (MRP, .. ) for raw material, components, sub-assemblies and finished products

4/ Manage and respond to the customer needs coming from the CCC’s through the Customer Claim Management Process

5/ Process Improvement projects - Including Scheduling and Queue Management processes.


Profile and Competences:

The VIE is an international programme for young professionals between the age of 18 and 28 who are European Union nationals. In addition, the candidate cannot come from the country hosting the mission.

Education: Bachelor degree or equivalent in procurement or supply chain.

Work experience needed: Minimum of 1 year of experience in supplier management and problem solving and in manufacturing planning controlled by replenishments strategies and material resource planning.

Requested languages: Fluent English

Personal abilities or skills: Strong Microsoft Office skills, preference in SAP skills and quickly adapting to IT programs.

Moreover, the applicant must have ability to :

-Understand and anticipate customer needs, applications and values.

-Identify issues/risks, analyze and understand underlying causes, and devise appropriate action plans.

-Understand and use the Need/Resource Balance and Replenishment systems in order to manage the inventory.

-Set parameters for materials procurement and shopfloor scheduling to optimize manufacturing flow and capacity to meet customer demand.

-Identify and optimize all physical flows from suppliers to Schneider Electric production facilities to distribution centers and customers.


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