Posted on Jul 11, 2019 by CV-Library
A Material Planner with MRP or Supply Chain experience is required to work on a 6 month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Engineering client> based in Peterborough
Overview of the Material Planner contract role
The Inbound Supply Excellence team is responsible for ensuring externally sourced material is ordered and available on time at the point of use, to support engine assembly and component machining operations, whilst utilising Plan For Every Part (PFEP) data to optimise component inventory levels.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Material Planner to join our team and gain valuable experience of the Supply Chain function within our business.
The responsibilities of this role include;
Manage the Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) system parameters and issue component schedules to suppliers
Interpret requirements planning demand needs and develop production/supplier firm and planned orders to satisfy master schedule
Establish priority of material requirements, schedules and orders to suppliers and the factory
Liaise with external suppliers to provide material input information
Maintain excellent relationships with suppliers to ensure continuity of materials
Manage Supplier Performance and report key metrics, utilising the Material Requirement Collaboration (MRC) Tool
Utilise PFEP to control inventory to optimal levels. Accountable for the inventory within his/her control and ensures that adequate steps are taken to maintain continuity of supply.
Represent the Supply Chain at internal Stakeholder Meetings
Responsible for achieving objectives and business goals such as those related to inventory turns, external Supplier Delivery Performance, obsolete and surplus material disposition, lot sizes, etc.Key skills required for the Material Planner
Previous Supply Chain experience
External facing experience with suppliers or customers
Effective communication skills and sound judgment and be able to work in a team structure
Proven problem solving and analytical skills are important in order to identify needs, analyse potential alternatives and provide suitable solutionsThe role is based in Peterborough
If you are a Material Planner looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Material Planning opportunities please contact Jack Shingler on (url removed) or phone (phone number removed)
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