North West England, England
2 months ago
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Material Planner / Material Scheduler
North West - Commutable from Greater Manchester, St Helens, Warrington and Wigan
6 Month Contract
We are currently looking for an Material Planner / Material Scheduler on behalf of a manufacturer in the North West.
On offer is an initial 6 month contract to support our customer following a recent SAP implementation project, however there is a good possibility of an extension / permanent work beyond.
The role requires the position holder to undertake a range of Purchasing / Planning activities within the European Supply chain team.
They will be required to support the purchasing /Planning function, identify commercial opportunities and undertake negotiations involving some RFQ's with a view to deliver enhanced delivery benefits, whilst leveraging volumes but overall mitigating delivery risks.
Placing & expediting purchase orders relating to the procurement of direct spend
Updating the ERP system in line with latest supplier commitments
Support resourcing activities as required
Develop relationships with key suppliers to ensure timely and effective service
Communicate queries and provide delivery, quality & cost feedback to suppliers and internal stakeholders
Assist with the implementation of supplier corrective action plans to achieve improved performance & efficiencies through the Supply and Demand plan
Negotiate purchase prices and lead times as required
Provide and maintain delivery workbooks for specific suppliers
Support RFQ (request for quotation) as required
Support planning requirements
Create, develop & maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, suppliers and colleagues within the Supply Chain function
Job Holder - Essential Experience, Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications
Previous experience in a commercial material planning role within an engineering / manufacturing environment
Proficient user of Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
Proficient user of SAP
Good knowledge of MRP