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Material Planner

  • Salary: Salary dependent on experience

  • Location: Leicester

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  • Reference: 52826509

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Are you an experienced Material Planner? Have you worked in a fast-paced manufacturing environment? If so, our client, a machinery manufacturer based in Leicester, is recruiting for a Material Planner for their site. The role will involve procuring fabrication materials, negotiating with vendors, and evaluating quotes to support site strategy.
Material Planner
Salary dependent on experience
Monday – Friday
Material Planner
Job Description

  • Working closely with operations to plan and organize tasks effectively.
  • Monitoring purchase orders & net demand schedules to ensure required ‘need dates’ are achieved.
  • Reviewing purchase requests using MRP or manual requisitions and monitoring purchase orders to ensure timely delivery.
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers and senior management.
  • Managing supplier relationships to drive cost reductions, maintain quality, and ensure timely delivery, while also handling tasks such as invoice queries, inventory management, and tender management.

Material Planner
Essential Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a procurement role, ideally within a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of and prior experience with MRP/ERP systems.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.

Material Planner
Company Benefits

  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Pension contributions
  • Employee assistance program
  • And more…

Please apply below if this role is of interest!