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Material Planner

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 16/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384523A

Material Planner

Initial contract running to the end of December



Coordinate and expedite the flow of materials (from suppliers and also within departments) according to production schedules.

Plan and schedule material/production needs. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures


Manage master planning, material processes and systems, update production schedules and purchasing needs.

Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs.

Optimize inventory and process improvements.

Executes routine analyses using vested methods and technologies and/or contributes to technological developments in teams under supervision.

Works together with people from the business unit.

Contacts are under guidance and/or geared towards collecting or giving technical information.

Works within a team setting and / or under guidance. Alternatively: executing routine but complex analysis.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing).


Strong oral and written communication skills.

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Ability to work independently.

Strong problem solving skills.

Team player.

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