Material Planner

Corby £ 25,000 to £ 27,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013668

An FMCG company based in Northamptonshire are recruiting for a Material Planner on a permanent basis. This person will ensure material availability on-site, to meet business demands. The ideal candidate will be from a food manufacturing environment, with experience using MRP/ERP systems.



Commutable from: Corby, Northampton, Northamptonshire, Kettering, Market Harborough, Peterborough, Leicestershire, Thrapston, Oundle, Wellingborough, Daventry, Rugby


Salary: £ 25,000 - £ 27,000 p.a. plus bonus scheme, company pension, 25 days holiday plus bank, health plan, company funded training, and birthday day off!


Suitable for: Material Planner



The Role


Material Planner responsibilities:


  • Manage the material database for the company, which is used for material planning

  • Place purchase orders for ingredients, packaging and finished goods

  • Maintain ERP system information for all products, such as lead times, stock levels and pricing

  • Build relationships with suppliers and also internal stakeholders

  • Manage recipe/product changes by minimising write offs, highlight slow moving stock or short-dated stock

  • Work closely with wider operations team on day-to-day basis, building relationships and also improving existing processes



The Person


As the Material Planner:


  • Experienced in purchasing, stock control and monitoring stock levels

  • Experienced using MRP systems relating to stock control and purchasing

  • Experienced working in a food manufacturing environment

  • Ability to analyse numerical data and report on numerical findings

  • Work to an advanced level of IT skills, including Microsoft and MRP/ERP system



To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Griffiths.

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