Junior Materials Planner & Admin Support Amersham, UK Initial 6 Months£Dependant on experience Having a language like, French, Spanish or Dutch would be a huge advantage for this role, although it is not mandatory. The candidate must have a basic understanding of Materials Planning (Manufacturing) & excellent communication skills. Junior Planner & Scheduler job opportunity based in Amersham for a leading global medical technology and life sciences company which provides a broad portfolio of products, solutions and services used in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients and in the development and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals. As a Junior Planner & Scheduler you will ensure Customers and Distribution Centres have suitable stock provision to supply products with a high degree of dependability. The role will require the coordination and communication of customer orders and manufacturing schedules at third party manufacturers. Planner & Scheduler Responsibilities:Work with 3rd Party organisations to meet annual/quarterly/weekly demand & planning schedules.Provide clear communication to ensure material/product ordering, availability and end customer delivery is scheduled & understood across the various internal & external partners. Promptly act upon potential shortages or schedule changes in order to minimise customer impactBe a part of an on-call team to enable communication of schedule deviations to onward customers/distributors.Manage Raw materials requirements and the supplier relationshipSimplify the ongoing process, enabling the scheduling/planning to increasingly become more efficient.Maintain & share Key Performance Information in relation to CMO performance.Planner & Scheduler Criteria:Bachelor's degree OR high school diplomaExperience in materials or production scheduling would be preferred & beneficial Computer proficiencyExcellent Communication SkillsStrong coordination and organisation skills Initiative and passion to deliver a high level of Customer Service SAP/Oracle knowledge and experience is desirable but not essential Please apply to hear more about this opportunity.