Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Material Planner 2021

12 Month Contract. Peterborough

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We are looking for a talented Material Planner to join our team in our Global Supply Chain Business Unit in Peterborough on a fixed term, 12 month contract.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Collaborate with suppliers to reduce lead time and order quantities balancing supply with demand.
  • Initiate purchase and work orders to support the demand plan.
  • Reconcile order boards for critical suppliers, critical parts, and past due orders on a routine basis.
  • Support the Deliver Supplier Improvement Process initiative to improve performance metrics.
  • Create accurate, timely updates specific to inventory availability and back order recovery plans.
  • Own delivery of supplier schedules that supports end Customer needs.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Relevant work experience such as; materials planning, production scheduling, inventory control or purchasing/procurement.
  • Experience with SAP, Oracle or a similar ERP package would be an advantage.
  • Strong communication skills teamed with the ability to build rapport with a diverse range of people.
  • To be detail orientated, ensuring the correct information is provided always and documents are always correct and up to date.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary between £23,000 - £26,000 depending on experience.
  • Defined contribution pension scheme - company contributions 5%
  • Annual bonus plan - target 5% (based on company performance)
  • Contributions towards Private medical insurance
  • Health cash plan - support toward medical, optical and dental costs
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers

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Job ID Number: 200002YE
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £23,000 - £26,000 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Peterborough (Cambridgeshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Data Science
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical
  • Science

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