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Material Planner

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    Supply Chain

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    £15.19 - 22.72 per hour

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    Gayle Britton

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

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Material Planner

Desford LE9 - potential to work from home 2 days a week once trained

Initial 12 month contract - highly likely to extend and be rolling for the right person!

37.5 hours a week with an early finish on a Friday!

Up to 16.80 an hour PAYE depending on experience / Umbrella contract rates also available

Do you have supply chain experience within a Manufacturing Company? Are you used to dealing with Suppliers, or being a Supplier? Are you hoping to find an exciting new challenge, in a fast-moving environment, within a globally renowned company?

We’re looking for a Material Planner to join our client’s busy global Supply Chain Team in Desford. This is an initial 12 month contract which is highly likely to be ongoing for the right person! For the first three months you will be based on site full time for training, after this there is a possibility to work from home 1-2 days per week. If you’ve a strong eye for detail, have a good understanding of Excel, and are an excellent communicator who is keen to learn & progress, this could be the opportunity you’re looking for…

What will the Material Planner do?

  • Coordinate required materials and parts with global suppliers
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure their schedules meet the facilities requirements
  • Ensure deliveries take place as planned
  • Check forecast accuracy and update plans/schedules as required

What skills and experience will the Material Planner need?

  • Previous supply chain experience within a Manufacturing Company or Imports experience
  • Previous experience liaising with suppliers as a customer or being a supplier liaising with customers
  • Competent PC user - Excel is key! Pivot tables, v lookups, what ifs. Must be comfortable with using and learning different programs. Power BI and SAP experience would be beneficial.
  • Excellent attention to detail + an analytical thought process (you’ll analyse data to forecast materials)
  • Excellent communicator – you will need to build rapport & relationships with suppliers and colleagues
  • A fast learner who enjoys new challenges and is keen to develop and progress!
  • A team player who is also self-motivated, with the ability to solve problems independently and put measures in place to stop them from reoccurring
  • Tracking of deep sea shipments and freight forwarding would be advantageous

To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.

The above represents a summary of the contract assignment.  A full description of this contract assignment is available. A full explanation of this rate and all deductions will be explained in a key information document (KID) supplied to registered candidates.