Senior Material Planner/Team Lead

  • Catrine Market Related Type of Job: Permanent

Brightwork are supporting our long-standing FMCG client in Ayrshire with the recruitment of a permanent Senior Material Planner/Team Lead.

This position will lead the Material Planning Team and be responsible for ensuring that the supply of dry goods is able to meet the fast-moving production schedule. You will be directly responsible for some of the larger spend categories, managing the day today operation for those products, whilst still supporting your team with any challenges that may arise.

A large part of the role will be to take ownership of the MRP and create more efficient ways for the team to utilise all systems support. Ideally, we’re looking for an SME in this area, who will confidently drive change and development.

The day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • To lead and develop the Material Planning function to deliver the OTIF target.
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions and delivery appropriate solutions.
  • Trend analysis on repeat material shortages and implementation of corrective/preventative actions.
  • Optimise Material Requirements Planning system and ensure that data is accurate/relevant.
  • Manage staff appraisals, training, development, and absenteeism.
  • Provide leadership responsibility, including objective setting and resource management.

To be considered for this role you must have a strong background within a Planning role, preferably from a fast-moving industry. You’ll need to demonstrate your excellent grasp of MRP systems, and also Excel.

(Brightwork Ltd offers the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work).


First posted ( March 29th, 2021 )


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First posted ( March 29th, 2021 )

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