Material Planner

Cordant People
13 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is looking for a material planner/junior buyer to join their growing team in vehicle manufacturing.

The material planner will be the support system for the manufacturing team in ensuring on time delivery of materials to maintain the smooth running of the company.

The right candidate will have a clear progression route within the company from material planner growing to a full buyer for the company with increasing responsibility.

The material planner will be working in a pressurised environment and will need to be able to work to strict deadlines and have clear communication with the rest of the team.


* The role for the material planner is to create, process and transmit orders for all raw material supplies with the aim of holding minimum stock levels

* To be able to communicate with various suppliers to ensure on time delivery of products

* To attend daily meetings and provide accurate information to support other departments

* To process invoice queries in relation to discrepancies in quantity

* To support other areas of the business in processing purchase orders through to completion

* Learn policies and procedures

Required Skills

* Experience in a similar role of a material planner within a manufacturing environment

* Problem solving skills

* Good communications skills

* Able to work as part of a team and sharing ideas

* Able to follow and understand work instructions

* Able to work within own devices

* Computer literate in the areas of Excel, Word and Powerpoint and experience in using MRP system, desirable but not essential

* The most important thing is to have experience of working to very tight deadlines


* The salary for the material planner role is between £18-£22,000, dependent on experience

* 22 days holiday plus bank holidays

* Monday-Thursday 8-5 and 8-1 Fridays

* Statutory pension scheme

If you have not received a response within one week, then please assume that on this occasion, you have not been shortlisted.

Thank you

Cordant People are an equal opportunities employer


Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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