Material Planner/Expeditor

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:30 

Holidays: 25 days holiday entitlement, plus 8 bank holidays 

Salary: Competitive market salary

Perks: Free car parking & tea and coffee facilities

Broxap is a family owned engineering business based in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, established in 1946.  We are market leaders in the design and manufacture of street furniture, shelters, covered walkways and playground equipment.

Based at our head office in Chesterton, we are recruiting for a Material Planner/Expeditor to join our strong Purchasing team.

For this challenging but rewarding role, you will need previous experience in a material planning/expediting role with a background working with a computerised MRP/ERP system, ideally within an engineering or manufacturing environment.

Supported by the Purchasing Manager your responsibilities would include:

  • Planning material requirements in line with production demand and continuously expediting to maintain supplier on time deliveries.
  • Placing purchase orders in a timely manner, interrogating net requirements to ensure on time deliveries
  • Ensuring consistent supply of materials necessary for production
  • Ensure that the ERP system is maintained with current trade agreements, up to date prices and precise delivery details.


  • Relevant experience within a manufacturing production environment with previous purchasing/planning experience.
  • Competent IT user including MS Office – training on our ERP/MRP system will be provided.
  • A broad understanding of manufacturing/production and production processes
  • Outstanding organisation skills and attention to detail

Working Arrangements and Rewards:

  • 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.
  • 25 days holiday entitlement plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Competitive market salary.
  • Free car parking.

For an excellent opportunity to develop your career, please complete an application form (downloadable from the Careers section on our website: or provide your CV with a covering letter to:

HR Department, Rowhurst Industrial Estate, Chesterton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffs, ST5 6BD.

Alternatively please send via e-mail to: