OSI Systems, Inc

  • MPS & Material Planner

    Location UK-Stoke-on-Trent
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5/15/2018 11:16 AM)
    Rapiscan Systems Ltd
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    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.


    Maintaining and manage the production / manufacturing schedules and procurement of 3rd party materials and services via MRP system.

    Create, control and maintain inventory levels for materials, direct consumables and made in house or purchased SKU. (propose and agree with the business)


    • Generate Manufacture Orders / Works orders via the MRP system for full systems and sub-system and parts as driven by Sales / the authorised business plan / SKU policy.
    • Generate warehouse pick-lists & service/sales pick lists to support Works Orders and confirm material available to commence build in a timely and pro-active basis including liaison with procurement and manufacturing functions to expedite supply and communicate potential shortages / risks.
    • Ensure that all transactions are complete and timely from origination to closure (shipment) to affect “real time” visibility within the MRP System and programme plans.
    • Report issues to Line Management and co-ordinate recovery action in the event of actual / potential risks to programme with responsible functions and in accordance with set escalation rules.
    • Respond to queries / issues and review activities to drive continuous improvements to drive performance improvement and eliminate non-added value activity utilising the appropriate TQM / Lean methodologies.
    • Report performance of KPI.*
    • Provide data re impact of changes to Sales / authorised business plan / SKU policy (reduction, amendments or additions) to the relevant business decision making processes (impact re lead-times, capacity, cost, other programmes)
    • Ensure BOM data is maintained identifying source (made in house or purchased), process route and or lead-time to determine capacity plan re current and new requirements to support sales / shipment planning.
    • Ensure Purchased items are identified and MRP master data secured with the Procurement function.
    • Manage BOM / Engineering Changes re implementation point in collaboration with business management, engineering/design, manufacturing and procurement functions.
    • Provide status re material availability against project timescales and update business system Master Data.
    • Comply with functional Competency Matrix requirements for the role, engaging with development programmes as required to meet that profile as required by, agreed by line management.
    • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
    •  KPI (note, KPI’s may have joint responsibility):

      • Material supply to support production against plan / promise (on time / in full).
      • BOM accuracy.
      • Stock value
    • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct
    • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
    • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business


    • Basic experience in Sales, Inventory and Operations planning, including but not limited to coordinating manufacturing and supply chain routings, sub-contract works order management and engineering change management.
    • Proven ability to work well with others at all organizational levels, to organize and prioritize, and to participate on cross-functional teams.
    • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
    • Knowledge of ERP/MRP processes (ideally Navision)
    • Microsoft Excel (Formulas)

    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


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