Material Planner (DLEW-CCHMGK)

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  • Vacancy Title
  • Material Planner (DLEW-CCHMGK)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 22/05/2022
  • Job Description
  • We're looking for a Material Planner to join our Attachments team at JCB World Parts Centre

    JCB is a truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further than JCB.

    Overview of the role:

    We are currently looking to recruit a Materials Planner to work within our fast-paced Attachments operations function. You will take responsible for the management of multiple suppliers to ensuring the delivery of components in line with production requirements. This position involves the management of supplier performance and relationships to ensure JCB Attachments are given the appropriate priority and customer service.

    Reporting to the Senior Materials Planner you will be part of a highly motivated and supportive team tasked with ensuring we maintain a stable supply chain.

    Your Responsibilities as a Material Planner:

    • Day-to-day management of supplier schedules within a portfolio of suppliers.
    • Ensuring continuity of materials supply.
    • Daily liaison with suppliers.
    • Reviewing schedule exceptions.
    • Inventory control and management.
    • Analysing stock discrepancies to determine root causes and liaising with other departments e.g engineering, production.
    • Pro-active review and continuous improvement of suppliers / logistics / transportation / packaging.
    • KPI Management.
    • Analysing material shortages and root causes.
    • Communicating with third party logistics partner to deliver continuity within supply chain.
    • Introduction of new parts management.
    • Supplier Improvement/Resourcing projects.

    About you:

    We’re looking for candidates with experience in the following areas:

    • Has a sense of urgency and determination to succeed.
    • Can operate in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
    • Is resilient, adaptable and open to change.
    • Presents solutions rather than reasons why things cannot be done.
    • Strong communicator who can vary their approach depending on the audience.
    • Works well within a team, supports and drives others where needed.

    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, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre, 33 days annual leave and flexibility around daily start and finish times.

    You will also have access to JCB’s Reward Hub – giving you fantastic savings across a huge range of high street retailers, as well as access to exclusive company perks such as our Cycle to Work Scheme.

    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. 

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