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Materials Planner

  • Location: Telford
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 16 August 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82739_1720165293

Do you have experience within materials planning? Are you keen to support solutions within the manufacturing sector? If so the following permanent role might be for you…

JAM Recruitment are working in partnership with a market leading manufacturing business based in Telford in the search for a Materials Planner to join them on a fixed term contract to cover a maternity leave (circa 8 month) at a time of exciting business change and ambitious plans for growth.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, the Materials Planner will support the procurement, planning and stock management of all aluminium to ensure consistent flow into the business to effectively meet demand.

You will be responsible for:

  • Assessing material demand in line with the production plan and the finished good stock holding policy
  • Issuing purchase and call off orders accordingly in line with the production plan and metal stock holding targets
  • Reviewing all order confirmations and make amendments where necessary
  • Reviewing all purchase orders and close off when complete
  • Regularly reviewing and expediting future supply communicating any potential shortfalls
  • Ensuring inbound documentation is uploaded timely and efficiently.
  • Reviewing and responding to all forecast amendments where applicable
  • Processing MRP run
  • Monitoring inventory levels against agreed targets
  • Supporting inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy
  • Supporting cost savings initiatives.
  • Implementing new procedures and improvements within the department
  • Supplier performance monitoring
  • Assisting with new product development and requirements thereof
  • Creating regular statistical reports and analysis and update others in the organisation

You will have:

  • SAP Knowledge - highly desirable
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and material management systems

The package:
* You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, 25 days' annual leave, your birthday off (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.