Materials Planner

  • Contract
  • Peterlee, County Durham, UK
  • 41952652

PE Global is currently recruiting a Materials Planner for a 12-month contract role with a leading manufacturing client based in Peterlee.


  • Uses MRP and supplier collaboration technologies to collaborate with suppliers and operations to plan delivery of material for production and regulate inventory levels.
  • Ensures the timely delivery of materials to the facility, collaborating with suppliers to coordinate delivery and shipping schedules to meet facility production plans.
  • Actively collaborates with suppliers to resolve supplier delivery issues and improve point of use availability, identifying and applying root cause corrections actions where necessary.
  • Supports supply chain performance efforts by monitoring and tracking supplier performance metrics.
  • Delivers improvements in point of use material availability
  • Provides clear accurate communication, both verbal and written as appropriate, with all partners both internally and externally.


  • An understanding of Lean Manufacturing
  • Strong material planning background
  • Familiar with material planning systems and concepts
  • Proven ability to schedule and expedite parts
  • Computer literate (in particular Excel)
  • Understanding of company policies and procedures
  • APICS or other Supply Chain qualification advantageous: College or university degree, or equivalent, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management
  • Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles

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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