A manufacturer based in North West Staffordshire is working with Macildowie to recruit a permanent Material Planner to join their Supply Chain department.
Reporting into the department head, your responsibilities will be varied and will include planning material requirements in line with the production schedule and communicating with suppliers to ensure they adhere to delivery deadlines.
You will also negotiate with existing suppliers on best price without this affecting delivery or quality. This will include an international supply base so long lead times will need to be taken into consideration.
Finally, you will be expected to ensure that the company MRP system is maintained with precise delivery details and the latest pricing agreements.
To be considered, you will need the following. Previous experience in a planning/purchasing role within either a manufacturing or engineering environment, have a good understanding of manufacturing principles, be an effective communicator and be analytical in your approach.
If you can demonstrate the above, the salary will be in the region of GBP22,000 plus additional benefits.
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