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  • Job reference: RMS0192217

Materials Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/03/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Reporting to the UK Measurement Products Material Manager, the Material Controller will primarily focus on material availability covering all operational support, including PO placing, Inventory Management, Material Contract Scheduling and the ownership of short term supply.

All applicants must have strong SAP experience including the MRP function


Specific responsibilities and duties associated with the position include, but not limited to:

- Managing the flow of information between the company and suppliers ensuring that information is issued/received timely to support the delivery as per the program
- Placement of purchase orders and subsequent timely delivery of said in line with company procedure
- Attend regular production meetings producing the appropriate reports regarding the status of supply etc
- Secure highest accuracy of all supply chain related SAP data
- Inventory Management as forecasting , demand profile and inventory reduction
- Provide statistical information as and when required for those commodities under their remit

Additional responsibilities to support the Material Manager in their role, but not limited to:

- Execute all supply chain management activities in accordance with the supply chain management procedures as stated within company Systems Quality System
- Actively seek continuous improvement and identify appropriate SAP improvements ( work smart)
- Produce and issue reports as required by the Material Manager or other end users
- Participate in tender negotiations and preparation of pre contract documentation with potential key suppliers during the tendering phase especially target projects for those commodities under their remit

The Company:
Our client is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. They operate in around 100 countries employing over 145,000 people.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- A proven track record of benefits delivery through the application of strategic MRP Planning techniques (SAP)
- Good communication skills
- Good team working ability
- A proven track record in working with SAP in a manufacturing environment.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Member of a professional body CIPS,CPSM, ISM
- Degree educated
- Experience working in a demanding manufacturing environment with high customer focus

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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