Job Title Material Planner
Location Peterborough, Monday - Friday - 8-4.30, Office based
Salary £30,000 per annum
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.
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.