Senior Materials Planner

Recruiter
Elevation Recruitment
Location
Doncaster
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are currently recruiting an experienced Senior Materials Controller with knowledge of purchasing raw materials, components and finished goods from the Far East and Europe. The successful candidate will be joining a global manufacturer with a turnover of approximately £30million. Based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, this is an exciting time to join a business that is continually growing and has increased demand across their UK and Export customer base. As a result, they are looking to appoint a Senior Materials Controller to focus on purchasing materials and managing long-term suppliers from the Far East and Europe. The Senior Materials Controller will be responsible for a small team and involved in the day to day supervision of people, raising purchasing orders and managing supplier performance. This is a key role within the business therefore Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates with the following skills and experiences: -Minimum 5 years buying experience, dealing with multiple suppliers in the Far East, specifically China. -Strong MRP and Excel skills, SAP is desirable. -Exceptional communication skills, including internal and external stakeholder management. -Supplier management experience is essential -Ability to demonstrate examples of successfully negotiating lead times with suppliers and building strong business acumen -Highly process driven with the ability to adapt to fast paced working environments while working with a large volume of product lines -Experience in coordinating and tracking sea/air shipments and export documentation would be desirable, although not essential Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group focusing on purchasing, sourcing, and full supply chain control and management positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would like to hear from you. Please visit our website at www.elevationrecruitmentgroup.com for more information

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