material planner in hinckley

05 October 2017
luke puxty, randstad cpe
job type
£ 12 - £ 16 per year
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hinckley, east midlands
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job type
£ 12 - £ 16 per year
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luke puxty, randstad cpe
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job description

The Supply Chain Team is responsible for inbound supply of Components that support over 200 Caterpillar manufacturing facilities and 1st Tier suppliers
around Europe and to the Global Network. It supports key European facilities on daily pull replenishment as well as exporting to Europe, China, USA.
managing over 10,000 part number references and 350 Suppliers. The team supports many facilities on NPI projects and form a key integral part of
Caterpillar logistics flows in all aspects of the business.
As a Material Planner you will control production and inventory control activities of selected items, to achieve maximum customer service, minimum inventory
investment and efficient material flow.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Coordinating NPI programs and new part releases with customers and process partners.
- Validating requirements and collaborating with customers.
- Collaborating schedule placement with sources.
- Expediting with sources and coordinating with process partners on critical material shortages.
- De-expediting with sources following requirement reductions and removals.
- Coordinating engineering change level and RSSM processes with process partners.

Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;

To be a successful candidate, you must have and be able to demonstrate the following skills:

* Previous experience of working with a Supply Chain role or job relevant experience
* Advanced Excel
* Intermediate Access
* Excellent Interpersonal Skills
* Self Motivated with Excellent Attention to detail
* Strong team player
* Requires problem-solving skills to Root Cause Corrective Action and solve common problems

Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;

* French speaking
* Knowledge on Glovia
* 6 Sigma Green belt
* Experience within a Manufacturing environment
* Understanding of manufacturing and operations standard processes and basic product knowledge
* Experience with LEAN methodology

*If you feel like you could be a successful candidate for this role, or would like to find out more, either apply to this job now, or alternatively call Luke on 01489 560 133*

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


French Speaking. Glovia Knowledge. 6 Sigma Green Belt. Manufacturing Environment. Experience With LEAN Methodology.


Previous experience of working with a Supply Chain role or job relevant experience. You must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Excellent Interpersonal Skills. Strong team player.