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!

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