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Material Planner - 12 Months FTC

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Graduate scheme
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We are looking for a talented Material Planner to join our team in our Global Supply Chain Business Unit in Peterborough on a fixed term, 12 month contract.

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.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary between £23 - £26,000 depending on experience.

  • Defined contribution pension scheme - company contributions 5%

  • Annual bonus plan -target 5%(based on company performance)

  • Contributions towards Private medical insurance

  • Health cash plan - support toward medical, optical and dental costs

  • Life assurance

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers

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More about this vacancy

East of England
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5