Materials Planners (Multiple roles)

Location Portadown, County Armagh
Job type Permanent
Salary £28000 - £35000 per annum + additional benefits
Published 22 days ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kelly Jennings
Job reference 6218_1584108618

Job description

Grafton Procurement and Supply, Belfast, are working in partnership with a leading NI manufacturer as they restructure their supply chain department. My client is seeking to appoint a number of Materials Planners on a fixed-term contract basis to be based at their Portadown site. Immediate starts are available. If you have substantial buying, planning or scheduling experience and can work through change and transformation, implementing best practice, I want to hear from you.

The successful Materials Planners will be joining one of Northern Ireland's fastest-growing manufacturers at an exciting time in their development. Reporting to the Head of Procurement, as a Materials Planner you will plan and schedule parts from a global supply chain to ensure deadlines and customer demand is met. You will communicate schedules to assigned suppliers following MRP runs and expedite purchase parts as and when required to support production. You will Liaise with the Quality department to ensure supplier rejections are promptly dealt with and at all times ensure that work is carried out in accordance with company procedures. As a Materials Planner, you will manage inventory levels and maintain daily and weekly key performance indicators against assigned suppliers. You will attend and report as necessary on assigned suppliers both internally and externally and be responsible for the smooth running of the purchasing department.

The successful Materials Planners will join an innovative and successful business at a key time in their development, as they seek to drive strategic objectives, create processes and transform their business culture. Competitive remuneration is available and other benefits will include pension, free parking and more.

Appointments will be on a Fixed Term Contract Basis for a minimum of 6 months and there may be permanent prospects for good performers.

In order to be successful, you should have significant experience in materials planning and scheduling in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. You should have strong commercial awareness and have an understanding of costs within a business. You should have the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines. You should be highly organized, with the ability to forward plan. Excellent communication and negotiation skills required.

Interested candidates are meeting the criteria should forward an updated CV without delay via this advertisement. If you would like to discuss this Materials Planner job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings, Specialist Procurement and Supply Chain recruiter at Grafton. Your CV should clearly demonstrate your most relevant experience as per the criteria above.

If this Materials Planner role is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other procurement or supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you - I am registering new jobs every day.

Only candidate's whose CV is meeting the minimum criteria on this advert will be accepted.


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