• Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Materials Management

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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An excellent opportunity for a dynamic supply chain professional to join an exciting and growing organisation as a Material Planner.

Key Responsibilities of the Material Planner;

Manage the provision of a short, medium and long-term forecast of material requirements together with external suppliers.

Execute all material planning in conjunction with outsourced manufacturing partners.

Ensure sufficient material supply for production to meet business flexibility, managing stock build requirements to cover outages and ensure supply.

Work collaboratively with supply partners to ensure agreed terms and quality solutions are delivered for the business.

Identify risks in supply planning and work with relevant teams to enable corrective measures to protect security of supply.

Coordinate and attend production meetings with suppliers.

Contribute to sourcing of new materials to support future supply base development.

Implement new material introduction to support new product development.

Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers.

Personal Specification of the Material Planner;

Material and Supply Planning experience.

Manufacturing / Engineering industry experience.

Advanced Excel skills.

Strong Analytical skills.

Ability to operate well in a fast-paced, changing environment.

Self-motivated and enthusiastic.

This role would be suitable for you if you have held any of the following roles; Supply Chain Planner, Supply Planner, Material Planner, Material Controller or Inventory Planner.