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Contract- Seihan (CBU) Assistant Coordinator

Date: 06-Jun-2019

Location: Bracknell, GB

Company: Honda Motor Europe Ltd

Job Title:Contract- Seihan (CBU) Assistant Coordinator 
Department:UK - Power Product Division (30000099) 
Job Location: Bracknell (UK-BRCK) 


Reporting to the Seihan (Production & Sales Planning) Section Manager, this role provides the valuable link between our worldwide Honda factories, sub suppliers with the branches and distributors.


The successful applicant will ensure that our customers’ orders are reflected on the production plan, and will play an integral part in ensuring that stock is maintained at the most efficient level to meet the needs of our customers. Market and commercial awareness as well as decision making are vital as this role commits HME to purchasing products on behalf of Europe.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Calculate monthly production orders and consolidate, observing production and order management constraints before submitting to the worldwide Honda factories and sub-contracted factories.
  • Process production orders in time for the monthly and weekly change trigger points; monitor orders and change requests against factory constraints, and negotiate changes with various sales entities and factories.
  • Consolidate monthly European sales forecasts and report on market changes.
  • Support preparation for monthly Seihan Meeting with Senior Management.
  • Ensure that sales entities are kept aware of production plans (Branch order receival / registration / confirmation) and customer delivery dates. Where necessary implement product allocation control.
  • Liaise with European logistics team to ensure optimal efficiency of business operations.
  • Monitor European stock ageing level for product category in responsibility. Propose and initiate sales actions for ageing stock reduction. Liaise with product management and sales entities.
  • Ensure that all databases are kept up-to-date and consistent. Correct system errors quickly to minimise impact on production, sales and logistics, and assist in identification of root cause and countermeasures.
  • Review of existing processes under the banner of continuous improvement to ensure business process efficiencies.


Qualifications, skills and experience required:

  •  A cnfident negotiator, able to negotiate with sales entities, production factories and logistics teams.
  • Good PC skills including Excel. Knowledge of SAP is preferred.
  • A good level of numeracy and ability to work to a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to organise workload to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Self-starter, with ability to work on own initiative.
  • Knowledge of sales planning & operations processes is preferred.
  • Willingness to learn about Honda Power Products.

Honda Motor Europe is dedicated to the principle of creating equal opportunities within the workplace for all associates, agency workers, contractors, job applicants and visitors. Central to this is Honda's commitment to being a fair, discrimination free company that accepts the uniqueness and differences of people around the world and adheres to the principle that all people are created equal. This commitment comes directly from the Honda Philosophy and belief that we all work together for a common purpose. Honda recruits, hires, trains and promotes into all levels the most qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other protected characteristic.

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