Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.
We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology or multiple X-ray technologies to address each customer’s unique security application requirements.
Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.
The Planning Assistant will provide Planning support in respect to materials and services required by Rapiscan to meet performance objectives, including but not limited to : procurement forecasting, inventory holding and MRP / MPS efficiencies to ensure the requirements of internal customers and production forecasts are met.
Work collaboratively with other departments, including : production, procurement and stores to deliver to lean manufacturing objectives and customer demand. Also,
Overview of Role
Provide supply chain and ERP / MRP support at a functional level and provide performance metrics
Monitor, report and input / maintain data integrity within the given purchasing / planning parameters.
Maintain, analyse and ensure accurate planning reporting functionality.
Project expediting to support supply chain requirements to deliver to customer demand.
Implement given processes and procedures necessary to ensure the effective maintenance and development of Rapiscan demand processes within your remit.
Ensure planning requirements are met in conjunction with the procurement department.
Expediting of internal purchasing to obtain order confirmations and promised delivery dates / lead times to ensure accurate MRP / MPS output.
Maintaining database of outstanding orders / expediting requirements.
Internal cross functional expediting to meet planning requirements and ensure compliance of purchased goods / services
Application of given performance criteria for MRP efficiency / effectiveness. Review and report / escalate issues to line management contributing to improvement activity as directed, applying given problem solving and corrective action tools.
Raise works orders ensuring a high level of accuracy when required and other ad hoc planning tasks.
Comply with functional Competency Matrix requirements for the role, engaging with development programmes as required by, agreed by line management.
Comply with functional and business procedures and policies at all times.
Ensure that all contact with third parties, represents Rapiscan in a professional and competent manner ensuring compliance with all relevant Rapiscan functional and business policies, in particular but not limited to contractual policies, quality systems, ethical trading practises and statutory obligations.
As directed by line management; comply with given tactical strategy to support functional Planning objective
Proven ability to work well with others at all organisational levels, to organise and prioritise, and to participate on cross-functional teams.
Experience in Supply Chain processes, including but not limited to inventory management and data integrity.
A proven track record in working to; and meeting SLA’s.
Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office and experience in ERP / MRP systems.
Proven ability to understand and manipulate complex data sets.
Planning Project delivery schedule to customer and business requirements
Capacity Planning experience
Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions : (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services;
b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.