Materials Planner

We are currently recruiting for a Materials Planner to work for our Portsmouth based client.This is a busy role that will require someone with a background within planning ideally within technical manufacturing.It will require communicating with procurement departments, production teams and internal stakeholders.You and the team will be responsible for managing materials levels and production capacity to ensure deadlines are met and adjusting them where needed.Taking a proactive approach to problem solving will be essential.This company are a global organisation who specialise in engineering and technical products, they offer lots of opportunities to build a great career.This role is initially an ongoing contract, however, could go permanent for the right candidate.Ideally you would be available to start within short notice.

The Role

This is very much a busy supply chain/production role within technical manufacturing.You must be capable of building strong relationships and must enjoy problem solving.Your duties will include:

Managing stock levels and production capacity to meet deadlines

Setting all production deadlines on new requisitions

Understanding why production deadlines are not met and adjusting them accordingly

Identifying work release orders and confirming those that can be produces on the available manufacturing capacity

Using ERP reports to produce daily supply reviews

Attending senior meetings to communicate the status of the production plan

Ensuring that production activity conforms to best practice principles

The Ideal Candidate

In order to be considered for this role you will ideally need to be educated to a degree level or equivalent and a relevant qualification in supply chain or production/manufacturing would be an advantage.The ideal candidate will have a strong background within Supply Chain or Production / Material Planning and be confident working with MRP / ERP systems.You will be responsible for your own work so you must demonstrate strong leadership skills.You would ideally be from an engineering/technical background as you will need to understand technical manufacturing techniques.

Additional Information

This company offers fantastic career progression for the right person.Free parking is provided.

Due to the high volume of anticipated applications we are unable to respond to individual applications.If you do not hear from us within 3 working days of that date please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Hampshire, England, UK