Material Planner

Extra Personnel
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Material Planner

We are recruiting for a Material Planner for IAC Elmdon automotive factory that manufactures car parts for Jaguar Land Rover

As a Material Planner you will need to have:

* Significant experience in materials or purchasing
* Automotive industry experience preferred
* Excellent communication skills with all levels internally and externally
* Demonstrate a positive and flexible approach and take an active / leading role where required
* Capable of the development and implementation of cost reduction capabilities
* Excellent IT Skills - MFG-PRO, QAD experience preferred
* Understanding IATF 16949 / ISO9001 quality standards

Salary and working hours

* Salary: £30,225
* Working Hours: 37.5 Hours, 7.30 - 4pm Mon - Thursday, 7.30 - 1pm Friday
* Location: IAC Elmdon
* Permanent

Role of a Material Planner

* To issue schedules to suppliers on a regular basis using EDI or spreadsheets and monitor and follow up (expedite) all materials, ensuring that suppliers don't go into arrears and schedules are achieved
* To review stock holding in line with IAC policy keeping stocks to a minimum level with high stock turns
* To look at all new products and ensuring minimum obsolescence on run out or change control
* To always look at continuous improvements by using KPI's

* Procurement of materials in-line with production and sales requirements
* Develops suppliers and the supply chain reducing costs and inventory levels as per company targets
* Control of inventory levels in-line with with Company/Corporate targets
* Active support in the development of suppliers
* Active support of cost reduction activities in Transport & Packaging
* Active support of part and model changes participation in part and product implementation programmes
* Support of customer (internal and external)
* Maintenance and development of MPS, MRP and Vendor scheduling (incl. the accelerate programme and other initiatives) to manage parts procurement using an integrated ERP system
* Support of other functional departments

Benefits of working with IAC as a Material Planner:

* 33 Days Holiday
* Free Onsite Car Parking
* Onsite Canteen
* Pension Scheme
* Overtime opportunities available

If you are interested in the above role please click apply

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