MRP Controller - Central Data Team


Job summary

Circa £39,000 depending on experience
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

Salary: Circa £39,000 depending on experience

What we can offer:

  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Dynamic (hybrid) working: We trust our people to agree, within their teams, where and when they can be most effective. Our Dynamic Working policy allows individuals flexibility around the hours they work and where they work. Typically for this role you will work 3-4 days per week on-site.

The opportunity:

An opportunity has arisen for a MRP Controller to work in the Central Data Team. With a strong focus on new product integration, you will be reviewing and ensuring accuracy of master data held within the MRP system while ensuring appropriate tools, processes and policies are in place, maintained and fit for purpose.

The role would be ideal for an individual who is experienced in the use of ERP systems and would enjoy sharing their knowledge and experience to influence and develop best practice.

  • Co-ordination of activities related to the planning and procurement of materials. Ensuring consistent demand flow into the business units to support adequate supply of materials so manufacturing can output the Master Production Schedule (MPS).
  • Ensure efficient and effective signals in the MRP system across the end to end of a New Product Integration program, providing a strong link between the programmes and business units. With a focus on problem identification and resolution.
  • Work closely with procurement to facilitate the setup of the supply chain and master data at DD1, DD2 and into DD3 production
  • Facilitate the accuracy of manufacturing bill of materials and manufacturing strategy by ensuring master data is topical.
  • Support of product Lifecycle gate , PLC2 closure reviewing SND, aged WIP and reqs in the past with a focus on issue resolution to support Data cleanse
  • Coordinate and evaluate SAP queries from the MP&C team and Programmes, communicate resolutions to queries and develop proposals for process improvements.
  • Support the development of policies and processes for the management of NPI in MRP planning and control.
  • Use of SAP to extract, understand and interpret data and communicate cause and effects based on actions/ decisions taken, with a strong focus on root cause and corrective actions.
  • Control and governance of planning related master data ensuring accuracy of the MRP system.
  • Supporting manufacturing programmes understanding of MP&C process. Focusing on a strong 2 way relationship
  • Become the central focus for exceptions management on NPI
  • Facilitate and action System data cleanse
What we're looking for from you:
  • HNC Level of qualifications or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in Manufacturing planning, Supply chain management or a related position.
  • Experience in the use of ERP essential.
  • Experience of SAP beneficial.
  • Good Planning and organising skills with attention to detail
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more…

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

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Please Note: MBDA UK Limited requires all employees to achieve the required medical and national security clearance for their role. Further restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may also apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

Due to the nature of our business, this particular vacancy requires the applicant as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels mentioned above.


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