We are proudly representing our global manufacturing client in their search for a Materials Planner to join their team on a permanent basis. They are looking for the right candidate to work closely with the supply chain team to order goods and services required on site for production. If you are looking to join a reputable employer, please apply immediately.

Responsibilities:
• Converting system generated (MRP) requisitions to purchase orders, optimizing inventory levels and editing SAP data when appropriate
• Converting requisitions to purchase orders
• Expediting purchase orders
• Purchasing of goods and services
• Negotiating prices and terms where appropriate & working closely with corporate purchasing
• Identifying cost reduction opportunities and pro-actively exploring those opportunities
• Liaising with suppliers and departments to ensure cost reduction initiatives are explored & controlled
• Maintenance of SAP system purchasing data
• Maintenance of paper files for contracts
• Setting up vendors on SAP and maintaining system
• Resolution of invoice queries & pricing control

Person Specifications:
• Experience in a similar role desirable
• SAP experience
• CIPS qualified or working towards desirable
• Good excel and presentation skills
• Excellent attention to detail and good organisation skills

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