Are you a talented supply chain professional seeking a role that offers career development, an opportunity to move into a Senior Materials Planning role?
We have a fantastic opportunity with a leading, multimillion pound organisation who are seeking an experienced Material Planner to join their team in Birmingham.
Preferably the Senior Materials Planner will have 5 years experience within a Material Planning role or Supply Chain and will be able to demonstrate strong Supply Chain planning experience with the ability and desire to develop their skills / experience to the next level.
In return the Senior Material Planner will be offer a competitive salary of between £30,000 to £40,000, Company Bonus, Private Health Care and an excellent Pension Scheme
Senior Materials Planner Role
Be responsible for leading the material Management team and responsible for implementation of Material Management group processes, inventory management, stock policy and materials planning of all finished products.
Procure materials via a demanding and complex global supply chain in-line with production and sales requirements.
Responsible for the ownership of the regional Materials Management budget
Prepare and align annual budget for, monitor the budget with the current costs and set necessary actions to optimize it
Coordinate locally with management, accounting etc.
Support local production planning process
Represent local Material Management meetings
Develop the use, integrity and effectiveness of business systems (including MRP) and Maintain relevant local master data in SAP
Prepare and monitor local audits related to Material Management topics
Improve inventory accuracy and the availability of materials from source to point of fit.
Ensure delivery of finished products to all customers and develop effective customer relationships, as main customer contact.
Monitor staff performance and development goals, conduct annual performance appraisals, establish priorities, set objectives and target agreements.
Role Requirements and Qualifications
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, driven Materials Planner with knowledge and experience of working within a demanding and complex supply chain. You must be able to demonstrate:
4 years planning experience or Supply Chain Management, Operations, Distribution, Logistics, Purchasing or equivalent field
Preferably the holder of a Bachelor’s Degree with a relevant discipline such as Supply Chain
Strong communication skills at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders (both customer and supplier facing)
Excellent knowledge of SAP and Microsoft packages along with Excel
Excellent organisational skills
Ability to perform under pressure and deliver to demanding targets
Senior Materials Planner Package
If you feel you have the skills required and would like to gather further information about this role and other opportunities available across the UK then please contact Matt direct on 02392 384650.