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Material Planner

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Posted: 21/03/2019
Reference: 763853
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire, England (map)
Salary: £21000 - £21000
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Job Title: Material Planner

Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire

Material Planning

  • Release P/O to Suppliers
  • Release Subcontracting PO
  • Release Distribution order


  • Ensure that ERP action messages are managed in a timely manner


  • Ensure that Master item data (such as Suppliers, lead times, MOQ…) are accurately maintained in ERP


  • Categorize Inventory items (ABC, frequency/value) and take actions to meet inventory target


  • Categorize Suppliers and define action plan to improve performance


  • Create Demand plan for Suppliers and share with Procurement Department


Performance Analysis:

- Perform weekly root cause analysis of raw material and components stock outs

- Identify and implement action plan to improve availability and optimize inventory

- Monitor and analyze Suppliers Performance and share with Sourcing

Engineering education or equivalent, Supply Chain Planning concepts (APICS Basics), especially Sales & Operations Planning and Material Planning



Minimum 2-3 years in Supply Chain Material Planning/ Sales administration
Practice of Continuous Improvement, PDCA tools, root cause analysis

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