Materials Planner

Orion Electrotech
£24000 - £29000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are a leading engineering company specialising in the design and manufacture of automotive products. Due to increased growth, we have an excellent opportunity for a Materials Planner within our logistics team. The Materials Planner will have the following responsibilities;

- Master Scheduling: Updating supplier schedule, supplying components in the agreed lead time as per Purchase Order setting in order to fill the supply chain and anticipate any middle term risk of shortage.
- Delivery Follow Up : Following Up all deliveries from supplier to the UK from the shipment date, tracking the deliveries from their shipment date and place in order to anticipate any delay in delivery
- Early deliveries/Arrears Follow Up: Sending reminder letter to our early./late suppliers to make them aware of their position to delivery plan, monitoring the delivery performance on a daily basis to be able to anticipate any possible short term risks of shortage or overstock.
- Inventory management: Working on supplies and safety levels to lessen the inventory value, reaching an optimal inventory position
- Supplier performance: Rating the supplier monthly on time delivery and escalating possible deviations with factual analysis report, monitoring the overall delivery performance of our suppliers in in order to adapt our communications/strategy.
- Being the operational contact point for all information related to the supplier, being responsible, accountable, consultable and informed.
- Ensure that you adopt and federate company policy.
- Ensure that you comply and adopt the CANDO Programme regarding the organisation of your work environment.


- Minimum of 3 years in a planning/procurement role within a manufacturing facility
- Knowledge MRP Systems
- Negotiation skills
- Interpersonal skills

Orion Electrotech Ltd acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003