Graduate Material Planner

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Graduate Material Planner

Global Manufacturing Business

£25,000- £30,000+ Excellent Benefits

This is a global Manufacturing business who produce specialist Chemical based products into Blue Chip customers around the world. This is an excellent opportunity for a Graduate with a minimum of 12 months industry experience, who values career progression, to grow within a company development!

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain, the Material Planner will become responsible for short, medium and long term planning of materials to support the manufacture on site. You will be managing the MRP system to help achieve the business inventory targets.

The ultimate goal is to optimise the balance between the right availability and inventory costs to ensure the lowest total cost and impact on cash cycle.

Create an MRP plan that will meet the needs of the medium-long term production plan

Define with SRC long term contract strategy for Raw Materials & Packs.

Provide forecasts and information to enable SRC to place the necessary contracts in a timely manner..

Prepare forecasts for suppliers to allow them to prepare their production plans.

Monitor suppliers performance and review it regularly with suppliers & SRC. Raise issues in a timely manner.

Monitor inventory projection & lead initiatives to optimize/reduce.

The Person

The ideal candidate for this role will be highly organised and be comfortable working in a fast paced manufacturing environment. Key criteria to be consider for the role will be as follows;

Minimum 12 months+ experience working in an FMCG/Manufacturing Planning role

Experience in materials planning and vendor management.

Strong Communicator

Previous use of ERP/ MRP systems

Graduate level (ideally a supply chain/ Business related degree)

The Company

A high profile Chemicals manufacturing business with a truly global presence in their market. Due to the recent growth of the business, these roles have been newly created to meet customer demand! They have an excellent track record of developing their people, making this an exciting opportunity for ambitious applicants looking to further their careers. If you're interested , then please apply now for consideration