Materials Planner

Birkenhead Permanent
  • Training and development within a fast paced manufacturing business
  • Looking for someone with ERP systems knowledge

About Our Client

Leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services. Drawing on over 150 years of experience, they are leading the way in safety, efficiency, reliability, innovation, and productivity.

Job Description

  • Co-ordinate Planning and Control of supplier orders, schedules and forecasts.
  • Management of materials, supporting Engineering Change, Project / Program launch and run out with minimal business impact
  • Generation and control of supplier performance to achieve Key Performance Indicators
  • Control of scheduling priority conflicts within suppliers
  • Produce accurate and concise data / reports to support supply chain reviews
  • Manage component availability issues, escalating and communicating effectively the issues and corrective actions, ensuring closure and eliminating re-occurrence
  • Review forecast material requirements, reporting supply chain concerns / ability to meet Customer Orders
  • Review inventory parameters and implement strategies for materials to optimise levels to exceed KPI objectives
  • Responsibility for data accuracy and maintenance of planning parameters within MRP system
  • Deliver Supply Chain Solutions in project teams, and continuous improvement activities
  • Work closely with Buyers and the Supply Chain team to maintain efficiency within the department
  • Use Delivery Failure Reports to find root causes of delivery failures and improve supplier performance
  • Undertake a variety of other activities, that are within a Material Planner's capabilities as instructed by your Manager

The Successful Applicant

  • Planning & Organisational Skills
  • Negotiation
  • Business acumen
  • Numerate
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Commercially/legally aware
  • Good IT skills (particularly Excel)
  • Ability to efficiently organise work load
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.
  • current driving license

What's on Offer

competitive salary

excellent working environment

Training and development

Jacob Sherratt
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Phone number
+44 113 243 7746

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Maintenance, Reliability
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Jacob Sherratt
Consultant phone
+44 113 243 7746
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