Material Planner

  • Location

    Desford, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Off highway

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  • Contact:

    Kate Stevens

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Material Planner

£competitive hourly rates

Desford, Leicester


Material Planner opportunity working for a well-known off-highway's engine manufacturer based in Leicester.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for inbound supply of Components that support over 200 manufacturing facilities and 1st Tier suppliers around Europe and to the Global Network.
  • Managing over 10,000-part number references and 350 Suppliers. The Supply Chain Team supports many facilities on NPI projects and form a key integral part of logistics flows in all aspects of the business.
  • As a Material Planner you will control production and inventory control activities of selected items, to achieve maximum customer service, minimum inventory investment and efficient material flow.
  • Validating requirements and collaborating with customers.
  • Expediting with sources and coordinating with process partners on critical material shortages.
  • De-expediting with sources following requirement reductions and removals
  • Coordinating engineering change level and RSSM processes with process partners.

Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;

  • Previous experience of working with a Supply Chain role or job relevant experience
  • 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

Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;

  • French speaking
  • Knowledge on Glovia
  • 6 Sigma Green belt
  • Experience within a Manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of manufacturing and operations standard processes and basic product knowledge
  • Experience with LEAN methodology

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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