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Material Planner/Buyer

Material Planner/Buyer needed for new role with Plymouth based manufacturer.

Your new role

As Material Planner you are responsible for the purchasing of materials for the manufacturing process. You will ensure material availability to meet customer demand, New Product Introduction and production planning requirements. You are also responsible for the implementation of processes to support the business in achieving streamlined, transparent material visibility, using the MRP system. Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Ordering components and monitoring lead-times as well as safety stocks.
  • Liaising with suppliers and across the business to achieve targets
  • Daily review of manufacturing requirements
  • Updating the MRP system
  • Support projects to develop the material handling of the company
  • Be committed to the continuous improvement of the department and wider company

What you'll need to succeed

  • Previous experience in Material Planning in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience using SAP
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

What you'll get in return

Excellent salary + Great Benefits Package

What you need to do now
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Hays West and Wales
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£30000 to £32000 Per Annum
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Experienced (4 years +)
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