Careers

Parts & Material Planning Manager

Norton Motorcycles is an iconic, British motorcycle brand delivering exquisite riding experiences. For over 120 years, Norton Motorcycles has been celebrated worldwide for its unique place in motorcycle history. We are based in our new state-of-the-art facilities in Solihull, West Midlands, where we work in a tight-knit but ever-expanding team. Now under new ownership, Norton Motorcycles is proud to sit with the TVS Motor family.

Entering a new era, we are scaling globally and successful recruits will have the opportunity to be a part of that growth. The Norton company culture is built on respect, trust, and responsibility. We trust our employees to be fully capable of executing their role/s exceptionally and professionally, whilst valuing personal development, teaching and learning.

The Role

If you take on this exciting challenge as our Supervisor of Material Planning, you will lead the Production planning to effectively create and maintain an efficient production schedule that meet customer requirements ensuring material flow across the supply chain to support the current build schedule 

The purpose of this role is to build and establish a Materials planning team that pulls together the 3 core areas of Operations, Quality & Purchasing in this new functional team. With a head count budget secured, we want to recruit a Team Supervisor who can then recruit and build their own team and develop the relevant processes in this newly established business.  

The role will focus on the schedule and control the supply of components/materials to meet immediate production requirements and forward production programmes consistent with attaining target stock levels. To be aware of all factors that affects or may affect availability of use/fitment for all parts controlled. 

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Benefits of working for Norton

We offer desirable benefits for all employees of Norton, including;

  • Competitive salary package
  • 25 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays)
  • Private Medical Healthcare and Cashback Plan
  • A generous pension scheme and personalised pension advice
  • Life insurance (4x salary)
  • WeCare Employee Assistance Programme which includes;
    • Online GP services
    • Dietary advice
    • Mental health support
    • Bereavement counselling
    • Fitness programme
  • Twice yearly employee event (Summer and Winter)
  • Free electric bicycle hire
  • Flexible working can be on offer for selected roles
  • On-site free parking

For any applications, please include the following information in an email to our HR Department: recruitment@nortonmotorcycles.com

– Full Name
– Subject
– The role you are applying for
– Covering Letter

PLEASE NOTE, WE DO NOT ACCEPT AGENCY APPLICATIONS.