Material Planner/Expeditor

About Us:

We are recruiting for a Material Planner/Expeditor to join our strong Purchasing team.

Celebrating our 75th year, our family-owned business specialises in the design, manufacture & installation of shelters, covered walkways, street furniture and sports and playground equipment. 


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

Holidays: 25 days holiday entitlement, plus 8 bank holidays 

Salary: Competitive market salary

Perks: Employee Benefits Package, Free car parking & tea and coffee facilities

The Role:

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Experience and Required Skills:

  • 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

More Information:

This is an office based role with remote working opportunities available.

To apply please click on the button below, or alternatively send your CV with covering letter to HR Department, Rowhurst Industrial Estate, Chesterton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffs, ST5 6BD.