Materials Planner

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Salary Description
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Plan, organise, schedule and purchase a portfolio of parts from a group supplier in accordance with established procedures to ensure consistency of supply whilst managing inventory levels.


Key responsibilities

  • Plan and schedule parts and materials from a global supply chain to ensure all customer demand is satisfied in accordance with the required business delivery plan
  • Effectively communicate planning schedules with assigned suppliers in line with agreed procedures
  • Expedite purchase parts as and when required to support production
  • Liaise with Quality department to ensure supplier rejections are promptly dealt with
  • Manage inventory levels effectively in adherence with company policies
  • Manage goods sent out for rework through agreed company process
  • Maintain daily and weekly key performance indictors against assigned suppliers and MRP system
  • Attend and report as necessary on assigned suppliers both internally and externally
  • Issue regular forecasts and hold review meetings with suppliers to ensure alignment
  • Carry out any other function necessary for the smooth running of the purchasing function
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with company procedures
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