Materials Planner

Job Title: Materials Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough
Salary: £12 - £15 per hour
Start Date: 2018-02-12
Reference: 19619MP
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 06, 2018 14:52

Job Description

Materials Planner - Peterborough

Some supply chain, supplier chasing, ensuring on time deliveries or related field job experience.
Good supplier liaison skills
Progress chasing, Materials Chasing, Production / Manufacturing exp preferred
Key Skills;

Required to accept responsibility and produce highest productivity and quality work, maintain the highest ethical and professional standards within supply chain organisation

Job Role:

-Previous experience of working with a Supply Chain role or job relevant experience
-Working in MRP system to set supplier schedules
-Advanced Excel
Intermediate Access
Excellent Interpersonal Skills
Self Motivated with Excellent Attention to detail
Strong team player
Requires problem-solving skills to Root Cause Corrective Action and solve common problems
-Using on-line supplier collaboration portal to ensure efficient and timely supplier communication
-Instigate material expedites when a line shortage is identified
-Communicate potential material shortages and status reports with operations teams if required.
-Track and monitor supplier performance levels
-Hold regular performance reviews with suppliers to drive improvements
-Escalate poor supplier performance to Purchasing teams.
-Review material planning parameters to ensure optimum inventory holding to ensure consistent production and inventory turns targets are met.

Skills & Experience you will have;
• Previous Supply Chain experience
• External facing experience with suppliers or customers
• Effective communication skills and sound judgment and be able to work in a team structure
• Proven problem solving and analytical skills are important in order to identify needs, analyse
potential alternatives and provide suitable solutions
Skills & Experience you may have;
• MRP systems (i.e. MFG Pro, SAP etc) knowledge
• MCIPS qualified or working towards
• Previous Material Planning experience
Longterm ongoing contract , working within an enthusiastic supply chain team

The client is ideally looking to pay £14 - £15 (Ltd/Umbrella) £11 - £12 (paye) to the successful candidate, however may have scope consider above this on a case by case/individual basis.
Should your hourly rate requirements fall slightly above the current bracket please apply and support your application the client has indicated they may consider above on a case by case basis

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