01952 299844

Materials Planner, Telford

£26,000 | Ref: AA24461

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 24 Nov, 2021


Amanda Anderson

Area: Telford

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £26,000

Hours: Monday to Friday – 37.5 hrs per week

Reference: AA24461

Date added to website: Wednesday, 24 Nov, 2021


We are working with an established client based in Telford who currently have a fantastic opportunity to join their Production Control team as a Materials Planner. This role will be focussed on the effective scheduling of materials and supplies to ensure effective flow into production, inventory management and cost control.

The Materials Planner will be responsible for:

  • Scheduling and planning demand ensuring capacity can meet demand
  • Amend production and materials schedules as needed to account for fluctuation in the forecast
  • Manage the SKU lifecycles ensuring manufactured product meets requirements
  • Investigate discrepancies in stock and determine root cause
  • Monitor supplier performance and work closely with the purchasing department to do so

Skills and Experience

  • Must have previous experience within Production planning / manufacturing planning / Production Control / Production Scheduling / materials control / supply planner type roles within a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience managing the supply of raw materials
  • MRP software and excellent Excel capabilities
  • High attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment, strong communication skills

The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.