Material Buyer Planner

Dash Recruitment Limited
Redditch, Worcestershire
19 Jun 2019
11 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Material Buyer / Planner

We have a brand-new position for a Material Buyer / Planner with our client based in Redditch. Reporting to the Planning Supervisor you will be responsible for material scheduling and the procurement process, in order to maintain 100% material availability for customer orders whilst minimising inventory exposure.

Main Duties to include:

* Plan and place material purchase orders to ensure that material flow to the plant is in line with the customer demand/company plan (MPS/MRP).

* Where necessary, identify and implement new sourcing opportunities in conjunction with the Purchasing team.

* Where necessary, identify supply chain improvement opportunities and work with the Purchasing team to implement changes such as price reduction, logistics improvements etc.

* Expedite orders and maintain supplier delivery performance in order to maintain the production plan.

* Control the use of consignment stock, kanban, and other order systems as required.

* Actively manage Supplier Delivery performance using KPI's and routine performance reviews with critical suppliers.

* Actively utilise the business ERP system, SAP, to manage and communicate Material scheduling and buying activities, including the use of standardised reporting.

* Control the process of non-conforming product (goods returns/rework, scrap, etc), and actively liaise with suppliers regarding replacement/reworked material in order to maintain the production plan.

* Manage and report Inventory levels in line with business targets - driving improvement and reduction in inventory levels wherever appropriate.

* Drive the achievement of Material Buy/Plan KPI's such as Supplier OTD, Material availability/Clean to Build Status, Inventory turns & Value

* Ensure the understanding, implementation and compliance with relevant company procedures.

Essential Requirements:

* Experienced Material Purchasing/Planning with high levels of competency in ERP/MRP management, supplier negotiations including pricing and delivery terms agreement.

* Strong capabilities within SAP and Microsoft Excel - high levels of reporting proficiency.

* Good basic Engineering understanding, able to read engineering drawings.

* Preferably degree qualified.

In return for the above, a competitive salary is on offer of up to £30k depending upon experience. Additionally, this post will provide a real opportunity to join an extremely professional, global manufacturing facility in the heart of Worcestershire which is easily commutable from the M42 motorway link

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