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MRP Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Manufacturing
Salary£20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Town/CityMilton Keynes
LocationsBuckinghamshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesSupply Chain Jobs
Date Posted06 June 2017

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We are currently recruiting for a MRP Planner to be based in Milton Keynes.

As a MRP Planner you will responsible for ensuring the site has sufficient material and completing the production demand plan, including raw materials, packaging, labels and consumable items.

Client Details

My client is a leading food manufacturer


Duties and responsibilities

Regularly update MRP system with accurate stock numbers and forecast demand and received/ notified, proactively seeking updates on a daily basis if not provided

Create orders for suppliers via the companies computer systems (MRP) and communicate to suppliers in a timely fashion through email and telephone

Expedite orders already placed with suppliers as required and proactively communicate internally any potential shortage of material required for forecast production

Provide an accurate forecasting tool through MRP, including monitoring of future demand and notify suppliers of any change to forecast provided

Through effective management of MRP ensure sufficient stock levels are maintained, in the right place and with appropriate shelf life, to satisfy production demand whilst minimising any potential wastage, with particular attention to short shelf life materials

Monitor and review causes of stores wastage and use by date expiry, making recommendations for improvements in stock control process and applying corrective action to MRP systems and processes where necessary

Report any supplier based issues to the MRP Controller and record on Supplier non-conformance report

Liaise with Accounts and Goods-in departments to ensure accurate booking in of Materials, to include the management of credits from suppliers relating to non-conforming products

Ensure all requirements for non-material (overheads) items are processed in a timely manner and that costed in line with the site accountant’s requirements

Produce daily, weekly and monthly management reports / KPI’s, as required by the MRP Controller or the Supply Chain Manager


The ideal candidate

Previous Planning experience is essential

Good at solving problems when under pressure

Use of own initiative

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Proactive with a sense of urgency

The ability to communicate cross-functionally

Computer literate

An understanding of MRP

Take ownership of tasks and see them through to completion

Job Offer

This role is paying between £20,000 and £25,000 per year.

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