Materials Planner

Theo James Recruitment
05 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Reference: 1977

Job Title

Materials Planner

Company / Overview

Specialist manufacturing business based in Tyne & Wear.

Job Details

The Materials Planner will order goods and services required on site for production, services and general supplies. Ensuring the correct availability of materials and thus effectively and efficiently ensure availability of products.

Main duties of the position include:

* Converting system generated (MRP) requisitions to purchase orders, optimizing inventory levels and editing SAP data when appropriate
* Converting requisitions to purchase orders
* Expediting purchase orders
* Purchasing of goods and services
* Negotiating prices and terms where appropriate and working closely with corporate purchasing
* Identifying cost reduction opportunities and pro-actively exploring those opportunities
* Liaising with suppliers and departments to ensure cost reduction initiatives are explored and controlled
* Maintenance of SAP system purchasing data
* Maintenance of paper files for contracts
* Setting up vendors on SAP and maintaining system
* Resolution of invoice queries & pricing control

Experience / Qualifications

Candidates should be CIPS qualified and have previous experience of working in a similar role.
The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate basic computer skills, MS Office is essential to the role as well as excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail. Experience of SAP would be an advantage but not essential to the role.

Salary / Shifts

Day Shift
Up to £27,000 depending on experience

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