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Material Planner

  • Location: Desford
  • Salary: £16.50 - 16.50 per hour + Umbrella rate Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Off-Highway
  • Function: Logistics
  • Contact: Jade Whitmore
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 00000
  • Expiry Date: 01 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61028

Role: Material Planner
Location: Desford
Rate: Up to£16.50 per hour UMB or £12.95 PAYE Inside IR35
Duration: 6 months minimum initial contract

We are currently recruiting a Material Planner  to work for a world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives.

You will be working for a global company with exposure to a global team. A new system has gone live within the company, so opportunity to contribute ideas and help improve processes.

You will be working in a very flexible working environment, and the team are like a family.  There are around 50 people working at this site and you will have a great support network.

You must have an understanding of MRP processes to be successful in this role.

Your main duties and responsibilities in this role will be as followed:

  • You will be working in one of 4 logistics centers who are responsible for looking after small parts.
  • Distribute parts to facilities. 
  • Responsible for material availability.
  • Working with suppliers to ensure that material is on hand, managing packages, improving relationships.
  • Managing system and make sure suppliers are working as they should and customers make sure they have full updates on what is happening
  • communicate issues with warehouse to ensure deliverers go on time and go to right location.
  • Occasional visits suppliers to maintain relationships.
  • Working with a global team (China, India, US).
  • Data analytics

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills/experience:

  • Excel skills highly desirable
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Power BI advantageous
  • Data analytics experience
  • Understanding of MRP process and supply chain
  • Continuous improvement background desirable

Demand for this role will be high therefore if you would like to process an application please contact Jade Whitmore on 01384 446133 /

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.