Material Planner

Seismic Limited
12.00 GBP Hourly
20 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Our client, a major manufacturer based in Desford with a globally recognised brand, has just made available a 6 month contract opportunity for a Material Planner to join their team.

Key Responsibilities of the Material Planner

  • Initiate, co-ordinate and participate in activities to ensure accurate customer requirements are received to enable shipment planning
  • Validate and format the customer demand files for input into MRP using Microsoft Excel
  • Provide bi-weekly shipment volume forecasting to the Operations team to enable proactive resource planning
  • Ensure that material picking requirements are planned with the Operations team to achieve the expected shipping dates
  • Validate shipment accuracy to ensure we meet customer expectations, communicate any changes or shortages in a timely manner
  • Maintain data accuracy in corporate MRC system for collaborating with customer
  • Coordinate with the customers transport providers to ensure that deliveries take place on the correct date
  • Create and issue shipment packing lists, certifications and invoices as required
  • Perform all tasks to Production System & 6 Sigma levels of performance
  • Support and participate in process improvement projects as required

Qualifications and Experience required for the Material Planner

  • Previous experience of working within a customer facing role
  • Supplier and/or customer management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Microsoft skills, specifically Excel
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent time keeping

To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted immediately.