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Supply Chain Material Planner

Date:  Jan 21, 2023
Location: 

Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

Dimensions

This role will work closely with the regional Supply Chain functional teams, regional Asset Management (central and site) and is critical in being the single point of contact between Asset Management, Supply Chain and Vendors for at risk materials availability.
This role may have indirect reports (including contractors / consultants on larger projects) on an as needs basis

Purpose

The purpose of this role is to ensure accountability for monitoring expected parts fulfillment against planned work orders and maintenance plans. 

The role will act as the Supply Chain single point of contact to Asset Management. It will work closely with Asset Management to understand the future maintenance plans and associated parts requirements. The role will work with the Supply Chain functions; buyers, expediting, inventory control, logistics, contract administrators and warehousing to identify materials that may be at risk of not arriving when needed as per asset management maintenance plans. 

For scheduled work (planned or unplanned) material requirements the role will coordinate the expediting and delivery of all materials to help ensure that they arrive in time to meet maintenance planning requirements. 
This role must work closely with the regional Supply Chain and Asset Management functions to ensure compliance to regional and global processes. This role focuses on continuing to evolve the materials management maturity levels within the Region and finding ways to continue to drive value to the business
 

Essential Duties

  • Single point of contact between Asset Management (central team and site coordinator) and Supply Chain
  • Attends planning and scheduling meetings to understand work scheduling and material requirements.
  • Reviews status of materials via Material Status Report in SAP
  • Validates the supply of materials’ meets planned requirements
  • Raises potential risks and roadblocks to minimize impact on planned work.
  • Engage vendors to ensure that at risk orders are being proactively expedited  and managed to help ensure they are received when required. 
  • Monitor and expedite at risk parts fulfilment for upcoming Work Orders and contact suppliers to expedite when necessary.  
  • Collaborates closely with Inventory Control to ensure:
    • MRP is triggered to meet future materials requirements when the work is in the planning/scheduling window.  
    • Inventory Reorder (Min/Max) Levels and Planned Lead Times for materials are meeting work order scheduling requirements.
    •  Identified obsolete inventory is disposed of in a timely manner. .Potentially Obsolete (POTOB) materials are provided to Asset Management for review.
    • Critical Item material levels are monitored and managed.
    • New Catalog Item requests are reviewed and processed in a timely manner.
  • Collaborates closely with Asset Management to ensure:
    • Maintenance are managing / updating Bill of Materials / Maintenance Standard tasks for material requirements
    • Credit returns are reviewed and managed to minimize overstocking of items.
    • Inventory Obsolescence reviews are being undertaken in a timely manner.
    • Critical Item materials are identified by AM and catalogued accordingly.
  • Collaborates closely with Transactional Procurement to ensure:
    • Vendor Material Lead Times are being monitored and maintained.
    •  Forward and Past Due Expediting identifies orders which may impact current scheduling.
    • Repair Items are being processed and stock levels (New /Repair) are monitored.
    • Repetitive direct purchases are being reviewed for stocking options.
    • Purchase requisitions are being quoted and converted that ensures sufficient time to meet site requirements.
  • Collaborates closely with Site Warehousing to ensure:
  • Interfaces with warehouses to relay expedited shipment information.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of lead times to help pre-empt materials not be available when required.  
  • Provides Key Performance and Metric Reporting related to Planned / Unplanned Material Requirements.
  • Address and resolve parts availability issues.
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives and identifies areas for improvement.

Training & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant Business (Supply Chain Management preferred), Engineering, or IT field & 2-4 years’ experience or 4-6 years equivalent combination of education and experience.  Mining, construction, utilities or other heavy industry experience is preferred.  
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate strong subject matter expertise in Supply Chain and related business processes as well as expertise in the use and support of the related ERP (SAP) modules, methods and procedures. 
  • Experience in process and data governance or display the ability to build this understanding.
  • Strong inter-personal relationship skills and problem solving skills are required.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to identify and analyze organizational needs.
  • Strong PC skills using office software such as Word, PowerPoint, Visio and particularly Excel.
     

Working Conditions

  • Required to be on call.
  • Flexible hours to accommodate global or multi-regional meeting times.
  • Willingness to put in extra hours as projects and priorities dictate.
  • The position is located in Timmins, Ontario at Porcupine Dome site but will be required to travel to Hoyle Pond and Borden when requested. 
  • The schedule is 4 days on, 3 days off
     

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

 

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before you commence employment with the company.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  

 

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.