Job vacancy - Materials Planning Support

Position: Materials Planning Support
Reference: CHacs22
Location: Witham
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 per annum

As the Materials Planning Support, you will be responsible for the plans, schedules, and monitoring of the movement of material through the production cycle. They determine quantity and order date for materials to meet production or engineering schedules, initiate purchase or production requisitions compliant with supply agreements, and develop the schedule to be used in the production facility based on forecasts and historical analysis. The Team develops specifications for new contract orders as well as forecasts and plans for labor requirements. They provide timely and accurate input on supplier performance and may be asked to participate in higher level supplier performance reviews with the strategic sourcing team. They also monitor cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value.

  • Run company reports and order appropriate stock levels.
  • Place purchase orders on computer systems to suppliers.
  • Review sales demand and initiate works orders.
  • General expediting both internal and external
  • Liaising regularly with internal departments.
  • Working with production teams to ensure that our on-site raw materials are accurately inventoried, and any discrepancies are appropriately dealt with

We would love to speak to anyone for the Materials Planning Support position, who has the following experience:

  • The ideal candidate will hold previous experience within a planning department.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • High attention to detail
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

ACS are recruiting for a Materials Planning Support. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Materials Planning Support, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Materials Planning Support. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Materials Planning Support with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Materials Planning Support role you desire.