Materials Planner


  • up to £35000 per annum DOE
  • Posted: 21/04/2017
  • Birmingham
  • Job Ref: 025418038
  • Permanent

Job Details

An established Automotive manufacturer with a strong order book and a UK wide presence is seeking a Materials Planner for their site located in the West Midlands.

Position: Materials Planner
Location: West Midlands
Salary: up to £35000 per annum DOE

About the Role:
Reporting into the PC&L Manager, as the Materials Planner you will:

- Ensure the schedules across numerous production lines are in line to deliver OTIF based on customer requirements and demanding short lead times.
- Work closely with current and additional suppliers, ensuring consistent supply of materials, taking into account daily, weekly and long term production plans,
- Effectively update and maintain the internal planning system, ensuring consistent and efficient results.

About the Person:
You will have experience of being a Materials Planner within fast paced high volume manufacturing, along with the following:

- Be able to communicate effectively with other members of the planning team, additional departments and external suppliers.
- Ideally possess experience within Automotive Manufacturing although similar engineering/manufacturing backgrounds will be considered.
- Be flexible in your approach to work and comfortable with a 24/5 manufacturing operation
- Be Data driven and possess strong IT competency- including spreadsheets/ERP systems etc.

If you're a Materials Planner, Production Controller, Demand Planner, Production Co-Ordinator or a Production Planner and have the passion and experience to work within an established business then apply online here. The role is rewarded with an excellent starting salary plus additional benefits.

About us:

At Technical Network we use our relationships to represent Talent and Industry - with our specialist recruitment and industry knowledge connecting the two.

Specialising in manufacturing, engineering, scientific recruitment working closely within the aerospace, automotive and food & drink market sectors, focusing on permanent and interim /contract positions for specialist technical and management roles.

We have been established for over 30 years and we really know our industries and market sectors inside out and top to bottom. So with us your time is always well spent.

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