Materials and Planning Manager
Our Client is an innovative and trusted manufacturer and supplier of specialised procedure packs and vascular access devices to hospitals across the world. They are proud of their achievements but they never sit back on their laurels, as they strive to continuously improve in all aspects of the products and service they give to their worldwide base.
Due to continued growth they have an exciting opportunity for a Materials and Planning Manager to join their team where you will be responsible for the day to day management of the operational procurement team, ensuring clearly defined KPI’s are implemented and delivered in line with business strategy, with particular focus on overdue items, lead times and inventory levels.
Within the role you will be responsible for demand and forecast planning for a range of products, ensuring our Client’s high service levels are maintained or exceeded. Delivering continuous improvement through optimisation of their IT systems, you will ensure inventory levels are managed and controlled effectively, supporting customer expectations and growth.
They are looking for someone who is qualified to degree level and has previous experience in a material management / logistics / manufacturing background. With experience in a demand planning role and a strong knowledge of MRP systems a must, you will also have people and performance management experience.
A competent user of Microsoft Office, with particular reference to Excel, you will ideally have experience in forecasting implementation and multi-site planning, but this is not essential. Above all you will have excellent communication skills, and will strive to perpetuate a culture that encourages the use of initiative, individual and team responsibility and open communication.
In return, our client can offer a competitive salary, pension, 25 days holiday which increases with service, private healthcare, life assurance, holiday purchase scheme and a flexible benefits platform.
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