Material Planner - Birmingham

Jonathan Lee Recruitment
03 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Material Planner - Birmingham A Material Planner is required by our client to provide logistical control and planning to ensure parts are available for on-time delivery. Having specific focus in supporting our client's supply of Power-Plant components to Defence Sector Prime Contractors both in the UK and abroad, the Material Planner will ensure inventory levels are optimised and customer requirements are met. Main Responsibilities/Duties of the Material Planner: Performing all tasks associated with order book alignment in a manufacturing environment Monitoring and controlling stock and inventory levels Expediting parts through purchasing Daily liaison with all departments, including Sales, Production and Purchasing Communicating regularly with order management operations Producing reports - trend analysis, forecast planning and KPIs Providing updates on stock levels, obsolescence, spares and exceptions Key Skills Required for the Material Planner: Excellent analytical and problem solving skills Ability to control and minimise risk within the Supply Chain Attention to detail Good people skills -able to work within a team but also able to work autonomously Excellent communication skills Education and Experience: Educated to 'A' level standard / HNC/HND engineering qualification or equivalent Experience within an engineering manufacturing environment Experience of MRP or similar Competent in the use of Excel and other MS Office Products Ability to read engineering drawings This job was originally posted as

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