Material Planner

  • Location

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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    Off highway

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    Kate Stevens

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Material Planner

Hourly rate - £Negotiable


Off Highway

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Material Planner to work within the Inbound Supply Excellence team where you will be responsible for ensuring externally sourced material is ordered and available on time at the point of use, to support engine assembly and component machining operations, whilst utilising Plan For Every Part (PFEP) data to optimise component inventory levels.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) 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, utilising the Material Requirement Collaboration (MRC) Tool
  • Utilise PFEP to control inventory to optimal levels. Accountable for the inventory within his/her control and ensures that adequate steps are taken to maintain continuity of supply
  • Responsible for achieving objectives and business goals such as those related to inventory turns, external supply order delivery performance, obsolete and surplus material disposition, lot sizes, etc.
  • Support supply chain improvement projects e.g. Electronic Data Interface (EDI), Packaging, Transport

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous Supply Chain experience
  • External facing experience with suppliers or customers
  • Effective communication skills and sound judgment and be able to work in a team structure
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills are important in order to identify needs, analyse potential alternatives and provide suitable solutions

Skills & Experience you may have;

  • MRP systems (i.e. MFG Pro, SAP etc) knowledge
  • MCIPS qualified or working towards
  • Previous Material Planning experience

Seeking an immediately available candidate available for interview from the 6th March on-wards.

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

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