Materials Planner

Reference

R4TJP010419

Consultant

Jeanette Packer

Location

West Midlands

Category

Manufacturing & Engineering

Benefits

Start Date

An experienced Materials Planner with automotive manufacturing experience is sought by a world leading manufacturer of automotive components to join their Logistics team in Wednesbury.

The Role:

Reporting to the Materials & Logistics Manager, as Materials Planner you’ll deliver a service to meet customer demand using optimal resources, liaising with Managers in the organisation. Your day to day duties will include:

  • Ensuring schedules are raised and forwarded to suppliers
  • Expediting materials as and when required
  • Controlling stock accuracy and stock levels, including cycle counting
  • Monitoring and reporting supplier delivery performance (Supplier On Time Delivery)
  • Maintaining supplier schedule MRP parameters
  • Ensuring procedures are followed and adhered to
  • Minimising obsolescence on run out products
  • Supporting inventory accuracy audits as and when required
  • Investigating and resolving delivery/despatch issues
  • Month End Reports
  • Managing the manning in Goods Inwards
  • Visiting and building working partnerships with suppliers
  • Measuring and controlling stock accuracy at Goods Inwards and implementing new procedures as needed
  • Attending and participating in communication activities and/or teamwork e.g. team briefs, quality briefs, quarterly presentations and Kaizen workshops


The ideal Materials Planner should have the following:

  • 3 years’ materials planning / logistics experience in the automotive manufacturing sector
  • NVQ Level 4 or equivalent (or working towards)
  • Materials analysis/management
  • MRP based package experience, ideally MFG Pro
  • Flexible in working hours to meet the needs of the business as may be required
  • Experience of managing a small team

 

Materials Planner

Wednesbury, West Midlands

Excellent salary + benefits

Town/City

Wednesbury

Region

West Midlands

Country

United Kingdom

Salary:

Any

Job Type:

Permanent

Hours:

Full Time

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