Materials Planner

Job Title: Materials Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-04-16
Reference: 19764inv
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 04, 2018 14:51

Job Description

Materials Planner - Bedford

Some supply chain, supplier chasing, ensuring on time deliveries or related field job experience.
Good supplier liaison skills
Progress chasing, Materials Chasing, Production / Manufacturing control 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
·Good level Excel & Similar
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.

If you can also demonstrate any of the following skills, the client list these as advantageous (although not essential)

- 6 Sigma Green belt
- Experience within a Manufacturing environment
- Understanding of manufacturing and operations standard processes and basic product knowledge
- Experience with LEAN methodology

Optimizing material flow throughout the plant site. Servicing production area. Working within an enthusiastic supply chain team

£18 - 22k

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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