Materials Planner

  • Full Time
  • Salford M50
  • £23,000.00 - £25,000.00 per year

Cogent Staffing

Cogent Staffing are recruiting for an experienced Materials Planner with occasional work required on the Weighbridge following any required training. The successful candidate will report to the Materials Planning Manager and will be joining an established and leading company in the food manufacturing FMCG industry.

The role:

Monday to Friday 08:00-17:00 with occasional cover required on 06:00-15:00 and 09:00-18:00 shifts

Overseeing the purchase and inventory strategy for incoming materials
Liaising with Milling and Procurement departments
Supporting the Stock Control Manager
Support material changes as appropriate to improve overall processes and tighten inventory control
Operating PC systems to order, manage and track materials
Handling the weighbridge and managing goods coming into and out of site

The candidate:

Experience in a Planning Environment
Strong inventory management knowledge
Strong Systems literacy and ability to learn new systems
Strong influencing skills across all levels of the organisation
High level of customer focus
Strong ability working in a hands-on environment
Able to work with a degree of ambiguity and challenge
Working as part of a team and playing your part in driving the overall performance of self and team
Understanding and experience working with GMP/Compliance and Ethical Conduct
Working with a range of systems
Having both a customer and supplier focus to their role (both internal and external)
Building good working relationships
Ability to adapt to often changing workloads

Cogent Staffing is an equal opportunities recruiter, and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation, or age.