Material Planner

Recruiter
Appointments Personnel Ltd
Location
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Salary
£20k pa
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Material Planner

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Salary: £20,000

Hours: Monday - Friday (40 hours per week)

Are you an experienced Material Planner with a background in manufacturing or engineering and seeking a new challenge?

Our client is a reputable, family owned business and market leader in their field. To keep up with demand for their products, they are seeking a Material Planner to join their purchasing team at their premises in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

The Role

Supported by the Purchasing Manager, the responsibilities of the Material Planner include:

- Planning material requirements in line with production demand and continuously expediting to maintain supplier on time deliveries
- Negotiate with current and new suppliers to agree best price without compromising on quality or delivery expectations
- Ensure that the ERP system is maintained with current trade agreements, up to date prices and precise delivery details

The Person

With a strong negotiation background, you'll also hold relevant experience within a manufacturing production environment with previous purchasing/planning experience.

You'll be a Competent IT user including MS Office packages and training on our bespoke planning (ERP/MRP) systems will be provided for the right candidate.

A broad understanding of manufacturing/production and production processes are essential to be successful in this role, as are outstanding organisation skills and attention to detail.

Overseas buying experience would be an advantage.

The Package

In return, our client is offering the opportunity to join a well-respected market leading business. A good salary, free car parking and generous holiday entitlement is on offer to the right candidate.