material planner in peterborough

04 January 2019
alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
job type
£ 11 - £ 16 per hour
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peterborough, east of england
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job type
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£ 11 - £ 16 per hour
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alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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job description

A Material Planner is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading manufacturing business.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity? Do you have a background in planning? If you are seeking an exciting challenge then this is the role for you!

We have a fantastic opportunity for an NPI (New Product Introduction) 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.

Skills & Experience you will have;

* 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 solutions

Skills & Experience you may have;

* MRP systems (i.e. MFG Pro, SAP etc) knowledge
* MCIPS qualified or working towards
* Previous Material Planning experience

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

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.


Materials handling


City and Guilds

educational requirements

automotive engineering