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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
25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays
Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers
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