Material Planner

Extra Personnel
£30,225 per annum
09 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Material Planner

We are recruiting for a Material Planner for IAC Elmdon automotive factory that manufactures car parts for Jaguar Land Rover

As a Material Planner you will need to have:

  • Significant experience in materials or purchasing
  • Automotive industry experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels internally and externally
  • Demonstrate a positive and flexible approach and take an active / leading role where required
  • Capable of the development and implementation of cost reduction capabilities
  • Excellent IT Skills - MFG-PRO, QAD experience preferred
  • Understanding IATF 16949 / ISO9001 quality standards

Salary and working hours

  • Salary: £30,225
  • Working Hours: 37.5 Hours, 7.30 - 4pm Mon - Thursday, 7.30 - 1pm Friday
  • Location: IAC Elmdon
  • Permanent

Role of a Material Planner

  • To issue schedules to suppliers on a regular basis using EDI or spreadsheets and monitor and follow up (expedite) all materials, ensuring that suppliers don't go into arrears and schedules are achieved
  • To review stock holding in line with IAC policy keeping stocks to a minimum level with high stock turns
  • To look at all new products and ensuring minimum obsolescence on run out or change control
  • To always look at continuous improvements by using KPI's
  • Procurement of materials in-line with production and sales requirements
  • Develops suppliers and the supply chain reducing costs and inventory levels as per company targets
  • Control of inventory levels in-line with with Company/Corporate targets
  • Active support in the development of suppliers
  • Active support of cost reduction activities in Transport & Packaging
  • Active support of part and model changes participation in part and product implementation programmes
  • Support of customer (internal and external)
  • Maintenance and development of MPS, MRP and Vendor scheduling (incl. the accelerate programme and other initiatives) to manage parts procurement using an integrated ERP system
  • Support of other functional departments

Benefits of working with IAC as a Material Planner:

  • 33 Days Holiday
  • Free Onsite Car Parking
  • Onsite Canteen
  • Pension Scheme
  • Overtime opportunities available

If you are interested in the above role please click apply

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