material planner in peterborough

11 July 2019
alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
job type
£ 10 - £ 12.30 per hour
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peterborough, east of england
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£ 10 - £ 12.30 per hour
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alexandra robinson, randstad cpe

job description

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

Are you experienced in a planning or supply chain role? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced environment? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

Relocation assistance/Visa/Sponsorship is not provided for this position

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 with 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
* Responsible for achieving objectives and business goals such as those related to inventory
* turns, external supply order delivery performance, obsolete and surplus material disposition, lot sizes, etc.
* Support supply chain improvement projects e.g. Electronic Data Interface (EDI), Packaging, Transport

Qualifications - Internal

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



educational requirements

automotive engineering,engineering