Materials Scheduler

Job Type:
Job Sector:
North West
£20,000 to £20,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�20k per year
Crunchposter Limited
Job Ref:

Materials Scheduler

Location: Bury, Greater Manchester

Salary: �20,000 per annum

Job type: Permanent

Responsibilities of the Materials Scheduler:

* Forecast and plan individual product lines in-line with overall sales forecast and ensure that all plans are executed accurately within the MRP system.
* Planning and inventory management of all obsolete products.
* Action all MRP outputs - place new order, push-out, pull-in etc
* Action all MRP exceptions to ensure continuity of supply (e.g. item and vendor master data).
* Liaise with production and warehousing to ensure that all issues are resolved within required time frame (e.g. incorrect delivery quantity)
* Liaise with suppliers to ensure complete purchase schedule adherence - manage and report any potential 'gaps' in supply and work on resolution with the team and supplier
* Monitor stock levels of all product lines and highlight any areas of concern and examine potential route causes (e.g. stock-outs and overstocks)
* Operating the MRP function on the ERP system - production orders, made to order items, key stock items and items on automatic re-order
* Cover other areas of responsibility within the planning / materials team to cover vacations and sickness when required
* Update production team on any changes or possible issues
* Scheduling, chasing and tracking parts
* Liaising with the buyers for updates to input on the MRP system and advising of any shortages

Requirements of the Materials Scheduler:

* You must have prior experience working as a material scheduler within a highly complex engineering or manufacturing environment
* Management of multiple SKU's across several product lines.
* Forecasting and planning using historical and future forecast methodologies
* High competency with Microsoft Office tools - especially MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
* High level of numeracy, detail and articulation
* Strong team player with the ability to communicate at all levels in a professional manner
* Strong organisational skills
* A self-starter who is always motivated to question and improve their personal and teams methods of working
* Ability to work to strict deadlines and multi-task
* Ability to deal with potential issues in a pro-active, calm and detailed manner
* Proactive approach to problem solving and process improvement

Benefits of becoming the Materials Scheduler:

* 33 days holiday per year
* Staff Purchase Scheme
* Free Car Parking

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Materials Scheduler, then please apply now!

This job description is not intended to be inclusive or exhaustive, just an overview of the position. The Company reserves the right to reasonably vary duties within the role. The employee will be required to adapt to any changing situations and be prepared to accept training, which may affect the above duties.

Contact Details:
Crunchposter Limited
Tel: 0 332 548 954
Contact: Recruitment Team

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