Materials Planner

Materials Planner

Job Title: Materials Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harlow, Essex
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH8496_1620725093
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 11, 2021 10:24

Job Description

Materials Planner

£25,000 - £28,000

Harlow, Essex

If you are a keen, committed, and ambitious team player, who is looking to take on a challenge that has potential to become a permanent opportunity, then this role could be your perfect foot in the door with an international brand who has previously and more recently played a huge part in the innovation of electronics within their sector.

My client, and electronics manufacturing company is looking to further grow the planning team to further improve efficiencies across a very busy fast paced site based in Hertford and accommodate for a recent period of growth that is expected to continue.

Reporting to the site Planning Manager at this multi sector manufacturing facility, you must be an experienced, driven, and enthusiastic Materials Planner who will drive production efficiencies within this proactive operation.

You will be expected to work under pressure in synergy with the production planning team whilst being an active part of an experienced team of planners and you will be expected to hit the ground running and gain the confidence of your peer group.

The successful Materials Planner will: -

  • Support the customer demand for products in Europe by ensuring availability of finished goods and materials to the sales forecast.
  • Manage stock of both materials and finished goods to meet company targets for stock holding and availability.
  • To expedite any urgent requirements and ensure the planned dates are met.
  • To monitor and report on supplier delivery performance against the plan.
  • Manage effective changeover of products to ensure continuity of supply while minimising obsolescence.
  • Ensure the system is kept up to date regarding item master files, stocking parameters and demands on production.
  • Develop relationships with internal and external contacts, working to achieve good customer service.
  • The role will also contribute to the continuous development within the department and within the Company.
  • To inform the post holders Line Manager of any difficulties in actioning the above and agree resolution.
  • Any other duties which may reasonably be required by the post holders Line Manager or Director.

The right candidates will have solid experience working as a Materials planner for a fast pace manufacturing organisation previously.

Those interested must contact without delay with your CV and cover letter.
Interviews will be held week commencing May 3rd 2021.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.