Materials Planner

  • Vacancy Title
  • Materials Planner
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 10/12/2021
  • Job Description
  • We're now hiring across our Operational Materials Teams.

    Reporting to the Senior Material Planning Group Leader, we require the successful candidate to plan and expedite in accordance with the Master Production Schedule from a complex UK and international supply chain. A real sense of urgency, excellent problem solving skills and the ability to communicate cross-functionally are pre-requisites for this highly visible role.

    This role will be working on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

    About your role

    •  Continuity of supply to assembly / manufacturing / export operations
    •  Material requirements planning and expedite from an international supply base in line with the Master Production Schedule
    • Lean inventory management
    • Pro-active review and continuous improvement of suppliers / logistics / transportation / packaging
    • Maintenance of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
    • Problem solving / process improvement initiatives

    About you

    • Demonstrable materials planning experience
    • Working knowledge of the JCB Bull system and or SAP experience preferrable
    • Data/systems driven
    • Excellent communication skills
    • MRP proficient
    • Highly PC literate in Microsoft Office

    What’s in it for you?

    To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, access to the company’s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.

    JCB: Building a Brighter Future

    JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

    Recruitment Agencies: JCB does not accept any speculative approaches to present candidates for advertised vacancies.