Material Planner / Scheduler

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Lusona Consultancy are working in partnership with a FMCG client who are looking to appoint a Buyer/Expeditor to their busy team.

The Buyer/Expeditor will be responsible for scheduling and expediting materials against MRP requirements.  

Responsibilities of the role will include;

  • Ensuring the MRP system is updated
  • Planning and scheduling deliveries of materials to meet the demand forecast
  • Monitoring stock levels and ensuring shortages are minimised
  • Daily update and management of daily Book In Queue in conjunction with Goods In
  • Placing purchase orders for materials and negotiation of delivery dates
  • Working closely with Suppliers and updating on status of deliveries
  • Updating immediately with internal colleagues regarding any supplier issues/shortages


Experience and knowledge required for the role;

  • Experience of working in a similar Material Planning/Buyer/Expediting role within a FMCG environment
  • Strong problem analysis, judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to plan activities, meet assigned schedules and achieve planned targets & objectives
  • Good understanding of MRP / ERP systems
  • Competency in the use of Microsoft packages, excel, word etc
  • High degree of flexibility with good problem solving and communication skills

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please send your CV today!

27 June 2022
Supply Chain
Material Planner
£DOE + Benefits
0141 530 4333