Material Planning and Logistics Manager

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Materials Management, Logistics, Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Materials Planning and Logistics Manager - Oxfordshire

Butler Ross have a fantastic opportunity with an Automotive Manufacturing company based in Oxford, who are looking for someone to lead a team managing the overall control of materials and warehouse functions for the site. This will be a busy role in a fast-paced environment and will need someone who is used to managing multiple processes at once, as well as man management.

They need someone who has experience as a Materials Manager, Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Manager or Planning Manager from an Automotive background.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer/Procurement Manager:

  • Oversee the design, control and ordering of packaging and containers
  • Improving raw material and finished item stock levels
  • Woking with new product developments, and helping expand the product portfolio
  • To provide support and advice on cost estimates
  • Work with the team to achieve an effective and efficient production plan
  • Creating material procurement plans
  • Ensuring Customer teams input orders and schedules as applicable
  • Getting involved with the customer when there are shortages or delivery issues
  • Ensuring items received are processed, stored and issued correctly and overseeing the team ensuring goods are packaged in the correct containers
  • To ensure transport, collections and deliveries are achieved
  • To convene, run and / or attend meetings and issue reports as and when required

Personal Specification of the Senior Buyer/Purchasing Manager:

  • Strong MRP and systems experience
  • Experience in an Automotive manufacturing environment
  • Material planning, Logistics experience
  • Versatile and able to work in a fast paced and challenging environment
  • Strong team player


Up to £55,000

Working Hours & Benefits:

  • 8:00 - 5:00 Monday to Thursday
  • 8:00 - 1:00 Friday
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension

This role would suit a Materials Manager, Logistics Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Material Planning and logistics Manager, MP+L Manager

Should you not hear anything from your application within 14 days, this will mean your application was unsuccessful, and unfortunately It will be impossible to update everyone at application stage due to the high volumes of applicants we get! Please don't get disheartened and please do keep checking our website for any other opportunities!