Material Planner

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Midlands
  • 41966161

PE Global is currently recruiting a Material Planner for a 6-month contract role with a leading machinery manufacturing client based in Leicester.


  • Common Goal Agreements with Customers determining action plans for improvements
  • Acting as the Businesses initial interface with the Customer ensuring relationships are developed and queries resolved with pace
  • Accountability for Managing Customer Orders
  • Establishes priority of material needs, expedites and de-expedites as required
  • Collaboration with customers via phone/email/Teams and online tools.
  • Accountability for identifying and resolving future risk for customers production.
  • Arranging air freights when required to meet customer requirement.
  • Management of Outbound Premium Freight/reduction in costs
  • Backorder Management
  • Tracking of sea and air freight shipments and expediting when required.
  • Identifying future risk of shortages and ensuring sufficient material is at the customer site in time for production.
  • Working with global teams on constrained material to resolve any issues and ensure a sufficient flow of material from the source to the customers.
  • Project Support
  • Ownership of any root cause and corrective action analysis required
  • Determines alternative supply methods due to factory operational/supplier problems, material deviations.
  • Ability to analyse business conditions and situations and to proactively minimalize disruption to daily requirements.


  • Material planning experience.
  • Great customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment is key.
  • Familiar with Power BI would be a bonus but not essential.
  • Must have basic excel knowledge.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV

Please click the link below to apply, call Alba on +44 751 790 8064 or alternatively send an up to date CV

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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