Retail/Purchasing

Senior Material Planner

Full Time Permanent

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This role will involve managing the Material Planning Team to ensure consistent and adequate supply of products necessary to fulfil supply to customers within the expected timeframes and inventory budgets.

SENIOR MATERIAL PLANNER
STOKE ON TRENT
FULL TIME
PERMANENT
£30K

THE ROLE

* Use of forecasting systems to minimise stock without jeopardising supply

* Managing the supply and delivery of products from the supplier through to goods-in

* Ensuring that all purchase orders are created and maintained using the ERP system

* Developing and maintaining supplier relationships to ensure accurate communication on all aspects of supply

* Providing solutions in relation to product supply issues including re-sourcing and amending planning schedules where necessary to minimise disruption

* Monitoring inventory levels against inventory budget, taking corrective action where necessary

* Preparing monthly performance and analysis reports on KPI’s for fulfilment, obsolescence, inventory budget, internal & external messaging and operational efficiencies

* Reporting trends in supply and demand, supplier performance and inventory management, highlighting issues accordingly

* Monitoring and managing obsolescence across the planning team

* Developing and implementing processes and collaborating across the supplier base on continuous improvement initiatives

* Supporting assessment and sourcing of new products & suppliers in conjunction with members of the purchasing team

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

* Proven experience in a similar level Material Planning role

* Knowledge of ERP based systems would be preferred

* Experience of supervising a small team

* High level of numeracy & literacy, with strong communication skills

* A strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel (to include PivotTables and Vlookups in particular)

* Applicants should be aware that there will be a requirement to undergo a DBS check for this position

For more information on the Senior Material Planner role, please contact Rob Hulse at Intro Personnel on (phone number removed)

Due to the expected high number of applicants for the Senior Material Planner role, we regret that it may not be possible to respond to all unsuccessful applications

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