Materials Planner (6-9 months Fixed Term Contract)

Location: Redditch, B97
Ref: TAP1796
Pay: £28-30,000.00 pa

Role:

Excellent salary and benefits package:

  • 23 days annual leave raising to 25 after 2 years, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Quarterly attendance bonus
  • Free products
  • Eye Care Scheme
  • In-house schemes and incentives
  • Work based pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking

 

Due to an increase in demand, our prestigious client requires an experienced Materials Planner to join their team for approx. 6-9 months on a fixed term contract basis. You will be working as part of a team reporting into the Materials Manager. Your role is to ensure that the supply of materials meet the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity.

Our client is a UK owned and managed business with  80 years of product history. They produce goods principally for the UK Retail markets. This multimillion-pound business continues to grow and has built up an enviable reputation for delivering a high-quality service to a broad spectrum of customers.

As a Materials Planner, your main duties will be:

  • Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions
  • Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries
  • Manage risks to minimise impact on production schedule
  • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production and escalate to management
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement
  • Transferring of stocks/materials from external warehouses, raising and booking of purchase orders, using the IT systems
  • Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy
  • Minimise obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability
  • Create regular statistical reports and analysis and update others in the organisation

Experience required for the Materials Planner:

  • Previous material planning experience is required from within a manufacturing background
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Results orientated and organised with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines
  • Strong analytical, planning and problem solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • You must be able to commit to this 6-9 months fixed term contract

 

This role is offered as a full-time, fixed term contract for approx. 6-9 months due to an increase in demand.

Hours of work are 38 hours per week (Monday to Friday), and the role is office based due to the nature of the requirement within a manufacturing environment.

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How to Apply

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Please note: We review all CVs and applications that are sent to us, however due to the large volume that we receive on a regular basis, please be aware that we only respond to those candidates that have been successful with their application. As such, if you do not hear from us within 14 working days, your application has been unsuccessful.

GDPR Disclaimer: Please note that sending a CV does not constitute a registration with THE Agency (Recruitment) Limited. In line with GDPR we will permanently delete information for all unsuccessful applications and we will not keep candidate information on file for future vacancies at this stage of our process.