Material Planners

Recruiter
Meriden Media
Location
Warrington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Ref
1198740870
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a supplier of specialist automotive parts and is currently seeking a number of Material Planners to undertake a range of purchasing/planning activities within their supply chain team.

You will be required to support the purchasing and planning function, identify commercial opportunities and undertake negotiations with a view to deliver enhanced delivery benefits.

Responsibilities of the Material Planner will include;

· Place and expedite purchase orders.

· Update the ERP system in line with latest supplier commitments.

· Support resourcing activities as required.

· Develop relationships with key suppliers to ensure timely and effective service.

· Communicate queries and provide delivery, quality & cost feedback to suppliers and internal stakeholders.

· Assist with the implementation of supplier corrective action plans to achieve improved performance and efficiencies through the supply and demand plan.

· Negotiate purchase prices and lead times.

· Support planning requirements.

· Create and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders, suppliers and colleagues.

The successful Material Planner will have the following experience and skills:

· Previous background in material planning, ideally within an engineering or manufacturing environment.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office - Excel/Word/PowerPoint.

· Proficient use of SAP - preferably Fiori.

· Good knowledge of MRP.

· Strong team player.

· Effective communicator.

· Ability to use own initiative.

In return you will receive a salary of £10.40 - £13 per hour.

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