Inventory Procurement Planner

Burton Commercial
23000.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Our prestigious client based in Fradley Park is seeking an inventory procurement planner to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

Main responsibilities:

- Procurement of products and components in line with production and commercial demand

- Analysis of requirements through Nav ERP system

- Analysis of requirements through manual issue of Sales Order

- Creating forecasts for key products based on historical sales and other external influencing factors

- Analyse and interrogate historical usage of products to establish procurement patterns

- Negotiating with suppliers and placing purchase orders based on demand

- Understand long lead time items and how that will affect procurement

- Assist in rationalising supplier base where possible

- Create and develop schedule for supplier price variations and update ERP system (Nav)

- Close liaison with Production Manager to establish production needs

- Establish and understand current capacity and lead times

- Plan component orders around the above

- Improving processes

- Review day to day planning processes and suggest improvements to remove waste and add value

- Ensuring processes fall in line with future ERP implementation

Qualifications and experience:

- Procurement experience within a manufacturing environment (essential)

- CIPS Level 3 or equivalent (desirable)

- Experience in Supply Chain Management and understanding of principles (desirable)

- Experience and understanding of ERP, MPS and MRP systems within manufacturing and warehousing environments, including data management, data structures, statistical analysis and batch & requisition ordering (desirable)

In return our client is offering an attractive salary of GBP23,000 per annum as well as on-site parking.

If you feel you have the necessary experience for this role, please give me a call on or send your CV directly to