Offers “Adecco UK Limited”

10 days agoAdecco UK Limited

Materials Planner

  • Liverpool (Merseyside)

Job description

·  Location
Liverpool, Merseyside
·  Salary
£ 15 - £ 16 / Hourly
·  Category
Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Production
·  Job type
·  Industry
Transport and Logistics
·  External Reference

Materials Planner - Contract Role 6 Months

SAP Experience Essential.

The Role will involve:

Support the supply chain primary planning team in the following key areas:

Review monthly forecast and review capacity

Releasing Process Orders and track their progress

Maintain planning master data to accurately model Liverpool supply operations

Issue trackers and plans on and off site weekly.

Input data to Global Supply Chain SCIM system

Represent Supply Chain at operational meetings and lead Supply Chain topics

Take on an appropriate share of departmental support activities (training, SAP data housekeeping, new materials introduction, lead one of the weekly processes)

Support Weekly Materials review process

Evaluate and implement change controls and manage deviations impacting supply chain.

Support SAP materials planning activities such as:

Using SAP define a materials delivery schedule which supports the production plan taking account any planned material changes.

Place orders on suppliers to acquire materials in line with agreed procurement specifications, pricing, lead times and shelf life.

Provide monthly forecast to key vendors of future procurement needs

Ensure material master data and parameters are accurate to drive a robust, achievable materials plan which supports the production plan

Prioritise the QC releases as required to avoid stock out situations

Optimise inventory levels to minimise expiry of materials without business risk

Review material expiry report, with follow up investigation and actions as required

Raise and follow up on Quality Notifications (QNs) for expired materials


If you have over 12 months experience as a Materials planner preferably within Pharma or an FMCG organisation.

SAP user

Degree or relevant experience / qualification

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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