Material Planner - Manufacturing

Job Title: Material Planner - Manufacturing
Job Reference: 50236_9

Location: Daventry
Job Type: Permanent

Salary:
£26000 - £29000 per annum, Benefits: Fully Flexible Hybrid working / 25 days hol +8 / pension
Sector: Engineering

Posted 8 days ago

If you are looking for a Material Planner role within a forward thinking and inclusive business where you can work in a truly hybrid model and have the opportunity to progress your career then this Role is for you!

Working on a 37.5 hour working week (Between core hours) and based out of either the Daventry or the Peterborough office, with up to 3 days remotely you will complete the following: 

- Initiate purchase and work orders to support the Manufacturing demand plan. 
- Participate in allocation calls alongside line manager, suppliers and other business stakeholders to understand nature and impact of constraints. 
- Actively seek to reduce lead time and order quantities to effectively balance supply with demand. 
- Work in conjunction with business supply chain planners to re-assign excess inventory where appropriate. 
- Manage part change requests to minimise obsolescence.  
- Reconcile order boards for critical suppliers and past due orders. 


The successful Material Planner: 

- Excellent communication skills and attention to detail come natural to you. 
- Experience of working in a planning role within a manufacturing business. 
- Strong Microsoft Excel and generally pc literate. 
- Some experience working with a MRP software. 


If you are interested and would like to apply, please immediately submit your cv via the joab board to be considered.
Julie Alton

Introducing...

Julie Alton

Managing Director

I know that it may sound cliché, but recruitment really is my passion. I have worked in Engineering Recruitment since 1993 and always strive to be known for providing quality recruitment solutions. In an industry where reputation is foremost, I have aimed to maintain a high-quality, honest-service approach throughout all of my roles.

In 2000 I was approached to join the Simon Holdings Group, with a view to extending their Technical Recruitment presence into the Midlands, thereby complementing the progress of their Jenrick Engineering brand in the South since 1967.

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