Working for one of the UK’s most recognised brands at one of their busy divisions in Staffordshire, these are interesting and challenging roles, working within the material planning department at various sites.
The role of the Material Planner is ultimately to ensure the timely flow of material in line with customer requirements and stock objectives, specifically with regard to New Production Introduction
* Liaising with Production planning department to ensure critical supply risks are managed.
* Continuous review and improvement of scheduling, logistics, transportation & packaging concerns.
* Inventory control with particular emphasis on stock day reduction and obsolescence risks.
* Attend NPI project meetings and report on parts status.
The candidate will ideally have experience in a logistics/planning/purchasing type of environment, preferably in a similar high volume manufacturing environment/industry.
Candidates with strong administrative abilities, particularly with knowledge of Excel and SAP will also be considered.
Candidates should be ambitious, self-motivated, committed and enthusiastic with good communication skills.
IT literate (Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Word) and able to use material planning systems, preferably SAP.
You will be highly organised, able to multi-task and prioritise a busy workload with a sense of urgency against objectives set.
Self-motivated and have the ability to fit into an established team, bringing new ideas, ambition and drive.
Possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal at all levels of the business.
Whilst initially on a temporary basis, these roles could develop into permanent positions for the right person.
Rate of pay will be dependant upon experience.

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