Materials Planner

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    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Negotiable DOE

  • Contact:

    Tim Barfoot

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  • Contact phone:

    01380 738300

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Are you immediately available and looking for a role within Purchasing/Procurement within the Devizes area? 
If so this may be the role for you, so please read on….
My client manufacture safety critical products to various industries including the utilities and telecommunications sectors supplying a global client base and due to business levels they are now looking to recruit a temporary Materials Planner to join their Procurement team.
The position will report directly into the Procurement Manager for the business and will initially be for a 4-month contract period until the end of March 2019, although after this time the role may lead to a permanent position for the right candidate.
You will be responsible for all supply chain/procurement activities within a designated product group.  Developing and maintaining good supplier relationships. Other responsibilities include supporting strategic, cross-functional supply chain initiatives
Skills / Experience Required
  • Previous experience in purchasing and preferably procurement environment
  • Previous experience of using an MRP system to manage inventory levels and product demands whilst controlling the master data to achieve optimum results
  • Basic understanding of mechanical engineering concepts and drawings (desirable)
The working hours for the role are 37.5 a week Monday to Friday.
Candidates suitable for this position may have held the position of: Buyer, Materials Analyst, Junior Buyer, Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Controller.