Material Planner

Barclay Meade
Newton Abbot, UK
31 Jul 2019
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A dynamic and cutting-edge manufacturing business require a Materials Planner. Applicants should be MRP/ERP literate and have experience of; demand management, materials or production planning and knowledge of inventory control techniques

The Material Planner will report to the Supply Chain Manager and will be responsible for ensuring effective material flow, from supply chain through to production, and out to customer. They key metric of the Material Planner is and supplier OTD. The Material Planner will also work closely with the Supply Chain Manager to help develop new tools and strategies around inventory management.

Specific duties of the Material Planner include:
  • MRP planning parameter maintenance
  • Direct liaison with supply chain
  • Work closely with purchasing and stores to ensure parts supply, stock accuracy etc.
  • Work with manufacturing planners to translate delivery priorities into supplier schedules
  • Support business development of S&OP process
  • Create reports to establish workload priorities and material availability

Material Planner applicants should meet the following criteria:
  • Material Planning, Material Control, Production Planning, Demand Planning, Stock Control or Supply Chain experience
  • Experience in the use of MRP/ERP, MS Excel or a similar business system
  • Knowledge of inventory control, inventory management, or demand management techniques
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills, both internally and externally
  • Pragmatic and analytical in approach

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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