Materials Planner


£28k - 30k per year


Sector: FMCG
Function: Purchasing & Supply Chain
Contact: James Randall
Phone: 07947 343990
Job Ref: 67728

Job details

If you have Materials Planning experience and are seeking a new job in Redditch, Jonathan Lee Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for you. We are helping a collaborative company recruit a full-time Materials Planner on a 6 month to 9 month fixed term contract, and the role comes with a salary of £28,000 to £30,000 plus benefits.

As a Materials Planner, you will ensure that the supply of materials meets the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity. You'll work under general supervision and be reviewed by management.

During your first few weeks in this Materials Planner role, you can expect to take on some of the following:

  • Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions
  • Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries
  • Take follow-up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production and escalate to management
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets, support continuous improvement initiatives, and identify areas of improvement

To apply for this Materials Planner role, your soft skills, expertise, and experience should include:

  • Good communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally and excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and influencing skills
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the costs, production, manufacture, and customer order fulfilment
  • Results-orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines
  • Good analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Happy to work a fixed term contract.

In return for your passion, collaborative approach, and commitment, you'll receive a salary of £28,000 to £30,000 and an attractive benefits package, joining a friendly and inclusive culture.

We'd love you to apply for this full-time Materials Planner job in Redditch, and we're waiting to hear from you. Please get in touch with Jonathan Lee Recruitment today.

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