Your experience in Materials Planning, as well as inventory management and planning and knowledge of supply chain, will play a crucial part for my client a global leader in state of the art aerospace and defence systems. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment. Read on for specifics on the job. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page. About the Role: The client requires a Materials Planner. This role includes: *Planning and scheduling of material in accordance with the needs of the master production schedule (MPS) *Planning and scheduling of internal manufacturing operations in accordance with the needs of the MPS, producing & releases internal work orders schedules & monitor performance to plan *Optimises capacity, with minimal inventory and to ensure delivery to their customers on time. *Strategically set and manage all planning elements associated with all manufactured parts, and coordinate any outside processing associated with their parts. *Ability to read and understand drawings, and what is subsequently required to make the parts they are being planned for. *Strategically set and manage all planning elements associated with purchased parts. *Plan and manage raw material inventory. *Work with Engineering to identify alternative parts to support production requirements and drive cost & inventory reductions *Construct & maintain a planning bill of material & routing strategy *Planning and sequencing material inflows in such a way as to maintain inventory at planned levels *Responsible for effectively executing functional supply and demand material plans About You: To be suitable for this role you will: *Ideally you will have Solid knowledge of Supply Chain activities, MRP, Planning, Production and Manufacturing. *Practical knowledge / understanding of Lean Supply Chain concepts and application *Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills *Strong knowledge / experience of MRP Materials Planner Marlow Keywords: Materials planning, Inventory, Supply chain, SIOP, Electronic, Telecoms, Manufacturing, On time delivery, OTD, Customer defects parts per million, CDPPM, Manager. Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a permanent position. Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.