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Title:  Material Planner


Hethel, Norfolk, GB

Department:  Material Planning
Date:  07-Jan-2021

Material Planner - £22,000 - £24,000 per annum DOE


To provide continuity of supply to the Production line, ensuring 100% parts availability to the published plan effectively and efficiently within agreed inventory constraints.


Role Objectives


  • Schedule supply of components and materials to meet production requirements.
  • Assess volume requirements against future published production plans and report concerns.
  • Monitor and react to MRP Messages as appropriate.
  • Liaise with Suppliers to expedite deliveries to meet production requirements.
  • Take appropriate action to minimise shortages, follow up with suppliers to ensure continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Support Inventory checks and report inaccuracies to the Perpetual Inventory Department.
  • Support Accounts Payable with resolution of invoice queries relating to deliveries.


Knowledge and skills


  • Diploma or equivalent
  • PC Literate with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel experience.
  • Operational Management level 3  (desirable) 


Should demonstrate good


  • Communication, time management, organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Targets focused and able to work to deadlines




  • Either Friday off or Friday half day 
  • 25 days paid holiday + bank holidays
  • Private healthcare - Bupa 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised Canteen