Job Title Material Planner

Location Peterborough, Monday - Friday - 8-4.30, Office based

Salary £30,000 per annum

The Role

  • Assure supply of materials to meet the production schedule and / or minimum safety stock levels.

  • Understand and manage risks to the material supply plan to minimise impact on the production schedule.

  • Take the lead in co-ordinating the implementation of modifications with the supply base to minimise obsolete stock and assure material availability.

  • Initiate inventory management and stock adjustments when required, to maintain continued accuracy and reliability of stock records.

  • Key liaison with the Logistics Provider and Inventory Analysis Team to ensure inventory record accuracy.

  • Develop supplier relationships to allow constructive discussions to take place regarding delivery KPI improvements on behalf of the business.

  • Lead and co-ordinate improvement plans with suppliers that are not performing.

  • Negotiate with supplier, the finance for "special transport" to ensure costs are kept to an absolute minimum, whilst maintaining material availability.

  • Recover all costs incurred that are incurred because of supplier liability.

  • Assist Accounts Department in resolution of quantity/receipt related invoice queries.

  • On time in full supply of parts to delivery schedule.

  • Arrears - number of suppliers and number of parts.

  • Parts missed point of fit and line stops.

  • Cost recovery - Full recovery of supplier liability costs

  • Number and age of quantity related invoice queries.

The Candidate

  • Experience in Material Planning & Logistics or material planning desired, ideally in the automotive/Marine industry

  • An awareness of Syteline MRP System & Lean Manufacturing would be an advantage

  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy, together with the ability to work accurately and efficiently, taking resourceful action during periods of considerable pressure.

  • Computer Literate essential.


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