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Job Ref:  204659549
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Plymouth
Post Code:  PL3
Salary:  £29000/annum
10/10/2016 18:41
We are currently seeking a Material Planner to be based at our specialist engineering clients' site in Plymouth. You will be in charge of planning, controlling and managing the project material requirements to ensure availability meets operational demands. You will also be tasked with providing material and inventory analysis, controlling and optimising opportunities where they prevail, mitigating any potential supply risks and ensuring customer satisfaction at all times.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside leading thinkers in the industry at a company renowned for cutting edge technologies and innovative solutions.

You will have the following responsibilities:

Optimal planning of project material for scheduled and ad hoc works
Managing the project material through internal ERP systems
Monitoring the on-condition material requirements through the project life cycle to ensure availability but avoid excessive inventory
Converting demand requisitions to material requisitions in a timely manner
Expediting project materials in a timely manner to ensure on-time execution
Attending project meetings to ensure clear lines of communication on availability and planning issues
Reviewing Inventory levels with a view to taking any corrective action where identified.


MCIPS qualification, however part qualification acceptable
Lean Six Sigma certification desirable
Experience in use of MPS and MRP systems
Understanding of manufacturing in highly pressurised environments
Experience in material planning and inventory control techniques
Positive "can do" attitude
Good planning and organisational skills
Good communication, interpersonal and persuasion skills
Familiar with MS Office applications
Innovative team player, detail orientated, and with the capacity to see the bigger picture.

Job Title: Material Planner - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon, South West
Job Ref: LF/HQ 12384
Salary: £29,000pa


Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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