Material Planner

  • Location

    Desford, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Off highway

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  • Salary:

    £14.50 - £18.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kate Stevens

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Material Planner
Up to £18.00 p/h Ltd depending upon experience

An opportunity has arisen for a Material Planner to work for a leading manufacturer of off-highway equipment based in the Leicester area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that material requirements are scheduled for delivery from suppliers in a quantity and on a date to support our service to customers
  • Ensure that deliveries take place on the correct date, in the correct containers, in the quantity specified.
  • Initiate, co-ordinate and participate in activities to ensure optimum inventory levels
  • Manage and control inventory levels for outgoing parts
  • Be involved with, as necessary, the scheduling and control of onward ship material
  • Perform all tasks to CPS levels of performance

Key Competencies

  • Building Strategic Working Relationships
  • Decision Making
  • Initiating Action
  • Planning & Organising
  • Work Standards
  • Communication

Skills and Experience Required

  • Previous experience of working with a Material Planning role or supply chain.
  • Supplier Management Experience
  • Knowledge of MRP
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent Microsoft skills - Excel V-Look-ups and Pivot tables
  • Self-Motivated with excellent attention to detail.

This is a 12-month rolling contract, the role is highly analytical - the manager is looking for someone who can demonstrate good data interrogation skills.

This may be an opportunity for a graduate/student level applicant who can demonstrate good analytical skills and is keen to progress into a Material Planner role - hourly rates will be reflective of experience.

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

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