Inventory Procurement Planner

Recruiter
Pertemps Burton Commercial
Location
Lichfield
Salary
£23000/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our prestigious client based in Fradley Park is seeking an inventory procurement planner to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

Main responsibilities:

- Procurement of products and components in line with production and commercial demand

- Analysis of requirements through Nav ERP system

- Analysis of requirements through manual issue of Sales Order

- Creating forecasts for key products based on historical sales and other external influencing factors

- Analyse and interrogate historical usage of products to establish procurement patterns

- Negotiating with suppliers and placing purchase orders based on demand

- Understand long lead time items and how that will affect procurement

- Assist in rationalising supplier base where possible

- Create and develop schedule for supplier price variations and update ERP system (Nav)

- Close liaison with Production Manager to establish production needs

- Establish and understand current capacity and lead times

- Plan component orders around the above

- Improving processes

- Review day to day planning processes and suggest improvements to remove waste and add value

- Ensuring processes fall in line with future ERP implementation

Qualifications and experience:

- Procurement experience within a manufacturing environment (essential)

- CIPS Level 3 or equivalent (desirable)

- Experience in Supply Chain Management and understanding of principles (desirable)

- Experience and understanding of ERP, MPS and MRP systems within manufacturing and warehousing environments, including data management, data structures, statistical analysis and batch & requisition ordering (desirable)

In return our client is offering an attractive salary of £23,000 per annum as well as on-site parking.

If you feel you have the necessary experience for this role, please give me a call on (Apply online only) or send your CV directly to (url removed)