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Materials Planner

Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
£35,000 to £40,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Materials Planner Permanent £35,000 - £40,000 per annum plus 4% bonus Monday Friday, 8am 5pm Pension, 26 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays, Life Insurance, Free Onsite Parking Leighton Buzzard Our client is a global manufacturing organisation who specialise in providing solutions to medical, life sciences and defence industries. They are looking for a Materials Planner to join their team who will be responsible for planning the supply/replenishment that includes managing, monitoring, and ensuring procurement and distribution of start-up and ongoing component inventory along with supporting qualification initiatives. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience in customer service or inventory planning within a relevant industry and have SAP experience. Materials Planner Job Description Monitor and track global component inventory levels to ensure necessary inventory is at owned and vendor locations. Manage and adjust inventory levels and execute necessary fulfillment strategy (e.g. inventory reallocation, increasing program inventory etc.). Investigate and eliminate slow moving inventory. Ensure component and qualification material readiness for new product launches, extensions & product discontinuation etc. Drive resolutions in line with needs/supply/sourcing for new material and product releases. External and internal interface with services, operations, supply chain, transport & global business partners (vendors), to adequately manage component inventory requirements and demands. Ensure that SLAs agreed by the Production departments are met to enable customer programmes to operate within agreed parameters. Creating invoices within SAP for Customer programmes run thorough business partners Provide regular, ongoing reporting that includes, but is not limited to current service levels, program performance, and key performance indicators. Support implementation of process and system enhancements to improve supply chain efficiency through business trend analysis. Materials Planner Essential Skills/Experience/Qualifications Bachelor s Degree or equivalent knowledge and experience in business, production planning, procurement, or a technical/industrial/supply or cold chain field. Minimum of three years of customer service or inventory planning-related work experience. Must be proficient with SAP Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. Materials Planner Desirable Skills/Experience/Qualifications SAP Systems knowledge Logistics and Global experience Advanced Excel skills (V look up/Horizontal look up/Pivot tables)
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  • Job Reference: 705689433-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Owen Daniels Consultancy
    Owen Daniels Consultancy
  • Location: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 4% bonus, 6% Matched Pension, 26 day
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent