Materials & Production Planner

Materials & Production Planner

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Letchworth Garden City, England
Job Type
Full Time
£32,000 - £35,000 Per Year
Date Posted
3 days ago

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Materials & Production Planner, Letchworth

£32,000 - £35,000

Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Materials and Production Planner to manage and develop the materials management function. It is therefore essential that you have experience in materials control, purchasing or materials management from within a fast-moving manufacturing environment.

A strategic and crucial role within the business, the Materials & Production Planner will be responsible for vendor management, materials flow, and maintain accuracy over all goods inventories, including transactions, sub-contracting, planning, scheduling, and shipping.

Responsibilities: -

* Manage MRP to provide capacity planning, scheduling, inventory control

* Place orders on 3 nominated suppliers in Asia and actively manage shipping schedule including load optimisation and coordination of on time delivery with our logistics partner

* Send and mange request for quotation to 5 nominated steel suppliers

* Generating production works orders for Letchworth manufacturing site

* Manage stock between 3rd party logistics warehouse and FB locations in Letchworth and Blackburn

* Ensure the business has a robust supply chain, capable of supporting business activities

* Analyse demand, sales forecast, and historical material usage to meet customer demand

* Develop and implement strategies across; inventory management, forecasting, and purchasing

* Order progressing and provide updates on delivery schedules with key suppliers and updating system to ensure all staff have visibility future stocks

* Evaluate, monitor, and report on supplier performance. Inventory and Stock counting activities - investigate discrepancies and take corrective action.

* Contribute to the preparation of materials budgets and finding alternative suppliers when required

* Work with stakeholders in; engineering, manufacturing, and Quality to achieve cost reduction

Candidate Specification: -

* Supply Chain, Purchasing or Materials Management expertise

* Experience working within a manufacturing or engineering business

* Good standard of excel and comfortable with data handling

* Experience using an MRP/ERP system
History of building relationship with and managing suppliers with some negotiation skills

* Interested in understanding how and why the system is suggesting what to order and when

It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, if you have not heard from us within 7 days, please take it that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
This vacancy is being advertised by Fresh Recruit Ltd who are acting as an employment agency business

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