Production Material Planner

Job Code KD/J134
Job Title Production Material Planner
Location Newcastle under Lyme
Type of contract Permanent
Job Description

Working at Material Planner within the Production team you will be responsible for ensuring the supply of materials to meet the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity.


Key duties will include:

  • Manage and procure inventory in line with material forecasts
  • Maintain minimum and maximum stock levels
  • Monitor usage versus forecasted usage
  • Ensure all inventory data is accurately maintained within the ERP system
  • Coordinating all internal material movements to support production requirements
  • Challenge forecasts and amend purchases to ensure continuity of supply
  • Liaise with suppliers to maintain the highest level of customer service
  • Maintenance and replenishment of any ‘buffer stock’



Key skills and experience required:

  • Experience in a material planning role preferred
  • Forecasting experience essential
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills – confident telephone manner
  • Strong IT skills – Microsoft Office and ERP system ideally
  • Analytical, organised and ability to prioritise and work to deadlines skills essential


Hours of work; Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Holidays: 20 days + bank holidays


Onsite parking available

Tags: Production Material Planner / Newcastle under Lyme / £20000 - £25000  /Permanent / Commercial.


Agent's Name Karen Dennis
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