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Material Planner

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Material Planner

Posted 07 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameChloe Harvey

Job description

Position Title: Material Planner

Duration: Contract

Location: Solihull

  • Your focus will be to purchase and expedite the delivery of materials to meet production requirements and assist with maintaining and updating the Master Production Schedule.

Duties will include:

  • Responsible for the procurement of materials using Bill of material, MRP and purchase order requisitions for parts
  • Communicate purchase orders effectively to suppliers
  • Report daily on constraints likely to affect production
  • Maintain daily the online Shortages Portal with updates on expected dates for late parts
  • To assist in the management of the engineering change process, with regard to analysing existing stock
  • To understand the workings of and maintain the Master Production Schedule for the business
  • Monitor stock levels and minimize overstocking
  • Ensure all purchase orders are placed correctly for current production build

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Materials Management / material planner/ scheduler/ planner experience
  • Proven, relevant experience scheduling high volumes of material to meet production demands
  • Computer Literate with experience of spreadsheets and databases.
  • Experience in use of MRP systems
  • Suitable experience in scheduling to a build programme
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrable numerical and analytical skills
  • Skilled at process improvements
  • Skilled in customer management