Material Planner (Graduate)

  • Location

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £12.00 - £15.90 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jessica Williams

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Material Planner


Paying up to £15.90 per hour ltd/umbrella

A Material Planner (Graduate) with experience of dealing with materials coordination is required for an initial 6 month contract for an hourly rate of up to £15.90 and will be based in Peterborough for a manufacturing client.


  • Manage the Manufacturing Resource Planning system parameters and issue
  • component schedules to suppliers
  • Interpret requirements planning demand needs and develop production/supplier firm and
  • planned orders to satisfy master schedule
  • Establish priority of material requirements, schedules and orders to suppliers and the factory
  • Liaise with external suppliers to provide material input information
  • Maintain excellent relationships with suppliers to ensure continuity of materials
  • Manage supplier performance and report key metrics
  • Accountable for the inventory
  • Responsible for achieving objectives and business goals such as those related to inventory
  • turns, external supply order delivery performance, obsolete and surplus material disposition and lot
  • sizes

Support supply chain improvement projects

Skills required:

  • A degree qualification
  • External customer facing experience
  • Confidence in building relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to problem solve
  • Effective communicator and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in core Microsoft products; especially PowerPoint (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
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