Material Flow Planner

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    £20.00 - 21.65 per hour

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    Kate Stevens

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    01384 446130

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    about 2 months ago

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Title: Material Flow Planner

Division: Purchasing

Contract Position based at: Birmingham

Rate: up to £21.65 PAYE


6 Months

Position Description:

Material Flow & Lineside presentation Planner has overall responsibility for the supply of parts from arrival at the plant to the fitpoint and the return of empties.

Key responsibilities:

  • Detailed planning in terms of receiving, storage, delivery to line, line side presentation, delivery to the empties storage and despatch of completed products and empty containers.
  • Develops a concept and then through liaising with other key process partners (e.g. container planner / supply chain planner, Machining / Assembly) ensures that the total process is consistent, viable, cost effective and efficient.
  • Completing the material flow data in MILES.
  • Liaising with the Layout and installation planner to develop a space and process optimised layout for line side stations.
  • Developing and implementing cost effective new methods / processes (e.g. automated transports) which support the needs of the customer (Logistics Operations).
  • Sole responsibility for all relevant part families in Plant - being responsible for any integration / optimisation along the Plant internal supply chain concerning these part families.

Knowledge Skills and Experience required:

  • Degree/Masters with demonstrable related experience
  • Self motivated Strong project management skills
  • Creative thinking Analytical & logical Strong IT skills (Microsoft Office, SAP)
  • Presentation skills
  • Good breadth & depth of knowledge of all logistics processes

Interested in the above role? APPLY TODAY by sending your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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