Material Planner Scheduler

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T: 02890322511


Our Client Wrightbus require a Material Planner Scheduler to join their team

Salary: £27K – £31K Per annum

Hours per Week:  38 hours per week 

Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:15am – 5:15pm, Friday 8:15am – 12:15pm 

Job Type: Full time, Permanent position  

Job Criteria: 
Essential – 

–  5 GCSE Grades A-C to include Maths and English or equivalent OR proven extensive relevant experience of scheduling high volumes of material to meet production demands.  
–  Computer Literate with experience of spreadsheets and databases.
–  Experience in use of MRP systems minimum 3 years.
–  Suitable experience in scheduling to a build programme minimum 3 years.
–  Knowledge of material scheduling in a high volume manufacturing process
–  Influencing/persuasive skills
–  Problem solving skills
–  Good interpersonal skills
–  Ability to work under pressure
–  Proactive in your role
–  Ability to act as a member of a team
–  Assertive
–  Highly Driven
–  Able and willing to work overtime if required
–  Good timekeeping and attendance records.  

Desirable – 
–  BTEC in engineering or similar qualifications
–  Institute of Purchasing Qualification 
–  Extensive experience in a purchasing environment
–  Experience of New Product Development processes
–  Knowledge of supply chain and logistics management

Job Duties: 
–  Responsible for the procurement of materials via Sage system using Bill of material, MRP and purchase order requisitions for bus parts, rejects, re-buys, consumables, chassis components and customer supplied material.
–  Communicate purchase orders effectively to suppliers.
–  To schedule and expedite material into Wrightbus to meet required dates
–  Report Daily on constraints likely to affect production.
–  Maintain daily the online Shortages Portal with updates on expected dates for late parts
–  To assist in the management of the engineering change process, with regard to analysing existing stock at Wrightbus, also at the suppliers and advising on suitable cut-in points for changes.
–  To understand the workings of and maintain the Master Production Schedule for the business
–  Monitor stock levels and minimize overstocking
–  Ensure all purchase orders are placed correctly for current production build.
–  Liaise with stores and production to ensure material is always available for production when required
–  Liaise with supplier on delivery key performance indicators – such as delivery on time, delivery note and invoice queries, etc
–  Participate in vendor reviews as required.
–  To develop, maintain and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures.
–  Liaise with Planning Department on timing issues related to Bill of Material release.
–  To report to the Logistics and Production management teams of constraints to production due to material shortages.
–  To report individual performance and set targets for improvement.  Also actively contribute to achieving departmental goals and objectives.
–  Participate in Stock Take if required.
–  Work and develop relationships with the Production Management team.
–  Any other duties as requested by Senior Management from time to time.

  • Permanent
  • Galgorm
  • Closing date: Saturday 07 Oct 2023
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