Material Planner

Posted 10 November 2021
£23000 - £26000 per annum + Company Bonus
Job type Temporary
DisciplineBusiness Support

Job description

We are looking for several talented Material Planner's to join our team in our team in Peterborough on a 12-month fixed term contract with the possibility to be made permanent after.

  • Working Monday - Friday 37.5 hours per week

  • Salary starts from £23,000-£26,000,dependant on experience, plus annual bonus

  • Flexibility to work between the office and home

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Collaborate with suppliers to reduce lead time and order quantities balancing supply with demand.

  • Initiate purchase and work orders to support the demand plan.

  • Reconcile order boards for critical suppliers, critical parts, and past due orders on a routine basis.

  • Support the Deliver Supplier Improvement Process initiative to improve performance metrics.

  • Create accurate, timely updates specific to inventory availability and back order recovery plans.

  • Own delivery of supplier schedules that supports end Customer needs.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Relevant work experience such as materials planning, production scheduling, inventory control or purchasing/ procurement.

  • Experience with SAP, Oracle or a similar ERP package would be an advantage.

  • Strong communication skills teamed with the ability to build rapport with a diverse range of people.

  • To be detail orientated, ensuring the correct information is provided always and documents are always correct and up to date.


  • Cummins Rewards

  • Health Shield

  • Company performance bonus

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As an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.