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Material Planner - EXPIRED

Job Title: Material Planner - EXPIRED
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Peterlee
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Duration: Permanent
REF: BC Material P
Contact Name: Zoe Moran
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description - EXPIRED

My client, the worlds leaders in the design and manufacture of exhaust gas control systems for on/off highway and marine diesel engines are looking to recruit an experienced Material Planner who can work within the Purchasing Department, to assist with business growth going forward.


  • Implement or administer guidelines, programs and standards, regarding the planning and performance management of logistic processes
  • Plan, propose and manage respective projects
  • Analyse production and logistic resources and workflow environment
  • Plan logistics and production capacity along the value chain, with respect to mid-term and long-term development, and according to mid-term sales forecasts and planning
  • Monitor and analyse performance reporting and budget in logistics
  • Propose and perform appropriate measures to improve overall performance of logistic processes
  • Cooperate with suppliers, an/or customers in order to proceed with logistic process effectiveness
  • May oversee - specific - activities of Order Management Operations, without leading the team
  • Material planning (MRP)
  • Management of subcontractors
  • Supply chain & delivery performance
  • Ensure materials available to achieve sales requirements
  • Work to KPIs – stock turn targets
  • Optimise delivery batches & timings
  • Support controlling on stock accuracy
  • Manage material flow from subcontractors and free issue of material


  • Must hold at least 3 years logistics experience and/or qualification
  • Must hold at least 3 years experience of working in an automotive/engineering environment
  • Must be computer literate with a very good knowledge in the use of MS-Office, ideally with experience of having used SAP and SRM
  • Must hold experience of MRP or ERP systems
  • Must have very good English/communication skills (oral and written)


  • £25,000 - £30,000 based on experience + 3% Pension Scheme
  • 20 days holiday annually + 8  days statutory 
  • 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday & Thursday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Tuesday & Wednesday, 8:00am - 2:30pm Friday (39hr week) 

Ref: BC Material P | Published: 08th Sep 2017

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