Materials Planner

  • Salary: Competitive

  • Location: Church Broughton

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  • Reference: 39685528

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Material Planner


Permanent Position

Competitive Salary & Package



Our Client

  • Are you and experienced Material Planner? Do you have experience working within the Construction / House Building sector? If so, our client is currently seeking a Materials Planner to join the growing team and support the Logistics and Planning Team. This is a permanent vacancy and will suit an ambitious and driven individual. If this sounds like it is of interest, then please see more details below.


Material Planner


  • Manage the overall stock budget and implement measures to ensure accuracy for reporting purposes
  • Review scheduling requirements and ensure adequate orders are placed on production and non-production requirements to ensure modules are manufactured within required deadlines
  • Ensure all suppliers are issued with rolling forecasts and firmed up orders to support the production plan and proactively expedite arrears and past due parts
  • Ensure there is sufficient order coverage for all materials to ensure continuity of supply and buffer stock
  • Develop and maintain weekly/monthly reporting for the Supply Chain team that includes, but not limited to OTIF, Stock valuation, Stock coverage and availability, site availability and shortage tracking
  • Monitor and evaluate supplier performance
  • Champion the SAP system to drive business excellence
  • Work closely with the stock management team in order to manage the stock profile and minimise stock holding across the business
  • Communicate across the business on all material expediting issues and up-coming shortages
  • To identify, manage and resolve issues in relation to the delivery of product
  • Work within supplier lead-times and challenge the business to ensure that orders are placed in a timely manner
  • Troubleshoots problems that occur during production


Material Planner
Role Specification
The Material Planner will require the following experience:

  • GCSE Maths & English (Grade C or above)
  • Proven experience as a Material Planner
  • Demonstrable manufacturing industry experience in planning
  • A good understanding of logistics and materials through a busy supply chain
  • Strong working knowledge of ERP systems – Ideally SAP (PO Raising)
  • Capable of interacting with senior stakeholders across multiple sites

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proactive and flexible approach
  • Determined problem owner who will see it resolved