Planning and Procurement Officer

Optima UK Inc Ltd
£28000 - £30000/annum
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title Planning and Procurement Officer

Reporting in to the Group Leader

Location Coventry

Salary Up to £30K per annum

The Role

Key Objectives


Develop and maintain professional relationships with all suppliers and clients

At all-times ensure that data integrity is maintained throughout system-planning and purchasing parameters

Implementing all ERP system recommendations for procurement and production plans

Ensuring effective and smart procuring methods are applied to ensure the continual improvement is achieved for the ORDER FULFILMENT process

Must have the ability to make important business decisions whilst ensuring that the companies organisational structure, processes and procedures are always followed

Provide support as and when required to the group leaders including the short and medium-term capacity planning

Ensure that all scheduled tasks relating to both the planning and procurement functions within the Syteline ERP are completed correctly and on time

Provide support to the business to ensure adherence to ISO TS16949 quality management requirements

Drive and support the reduction of customer arrears whilst improving the internal job order completion levels

Provide support to the business in adhering to all Health & Safety and environmental policies

The Candidate


Machining or manufacturing background

Competent with MRP/ERP systems

Procurement and Planning experience desirable

Knowledge and experience of ISO 9001/TS16949

Experience in using problem solving systems and tools

Knowledge in lean manufacturing principles

Client Overview:

Our client is a key player in the automotive manufacturing sector based in Coventry. A global organisation with a growing demand and as such the company philosophy is that investment in people is as important as investment in new technology.


Salary Up to £30K per annum

Holidays 22 Days per annum

Statutory 8 Days