material planner in desford

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£ 23,000 per year
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desford, east midlands
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£ 23,000 per year
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A Material Planner is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

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

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

* Coordinate and execute scheduling activities for assigned parts/suppliers using ERP and online collaboration systems to ensure that they correctly reflect requirements to meet immediate and future production demands
* Work weekly exception messages for required changes to existing schedules
* Assure supply of components to meet the production or shipment schedule and/or safety stock levels, pro-actively identifying, escalating and addressing risks to production requirements
* De-expediting with suppliers following requirement reductions
* Maintain shortage sheets for daily pull replenishment and export customers
* Supporting New Product Introduction and Engineering changes
* Negotiate with supplier, the finance for "premium freight" to ensure costs are kept to an absolute minimum, whilst maintaining material availability
* Assist Operations and Accounts departments in resolution invoice grief caused by material shortages/overages
* Develop and maintain supplier relationships

The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;

* Previous experience of working with a Supply Chain role or job relevant experience (e.g. supplier or customer management; inventory control; cross-level and cross-functional communication; experience in a manufacturing environment)
* Intermediate Excel
* 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;

* 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

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.


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educational requirements

automotive engineering,engineering