Material Planner

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Material Planner

  • Location: Daventry
  • Salary: Up to £19.62 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Technical & Engineering Recruitment
  • Contact: James Harris
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 9 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 10 March 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH50995_1707477615

Role: Material Planner
Salary: £19.62 Per Hour (PAYE)
Location: Hybrid Role - 2 Days Per Week On Site In Daventry.
Duration: Initial 9 Month Contract - Potential To Extend
Shifts: Start Between 7am-9am / Finish Between 3pm-5pm (37.5 Hour Week)

Wanted: Material Planner to ensure materials are available to pick in accordance with warehouse requests. Helping to meet or exceed inventory targets. Communicate problem parts or supplier issues to supervision & management. This position reports directly to the Materials Planner Supervisor.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set & maintain planning parameters which support the business environment.
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding delivery time & part availability.
  • Communicate known problems upwards to supervision & management.
  • Develop inventory profile for all parts under planner control.
  • Ensure appropriate use of Oracle tools responding to all workbench exceptions within the permitted timescales.
  • Use of measurement tools for inventory/supply base effectiveness.
  • Maintenance of Oracle safety stock levels as business dictates.
  • Manage the process for parts under deviation.
  • Control the process for parts which have had short ship notes raised.
  • Develop improvement programmes with all key suppliers - inventory, on time delivery, lead times, batch sizes etc.
  • Work to eliminate discrepant material arriving at the warehouse.
  • Manage the allocation of supply between production & service & highlighting areas of constraint.
  • Liaise with goods receiving & warehouse re supply of urgent parts.
  • Be the front-line person to liaise with the supplier & any supplier improvements required
    Support phase in/phase out of supplier resources.

Skills & Experience Needed:

  • Material Planning experience required.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good Excel skills.
  • IT literate (MS office).
  • Excellent organisational & prioritisation abilities.
  • Logistics/material flow background is a plus.
  • Knowledge on MRP planning systems is a plus.
  • Oracle experience not required (bonus).

Interested? Send your CV to James Harris at The One Group to discuss the further details