Materials Planner & Scheduler

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    Amersham, Buckinghamshire

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    Giovanna Neophytou

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    11 months ago

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Junior Materials Planner & Scheduler

Amersham, UK

Initial 6 Months


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 & excellent communication skills.

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 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 impact
  • Be a part of an on-call team to enable communication of schedule deviations to onward customers/distributors.
  • Manage Raw materials requirements and the supplier relationship
  • Simplify 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 diploma
  • Experience in materials or production scheduling
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Strong 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 Planner & Scheduler opportunity