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MRP Planner & Buyer

MRP Planner & Buyer

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    29000-31000 Per Annum

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    Blaze Furley

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    0161 976 3540

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    over 1 year ago

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Buyer & MRP Planner


Salary: £29k-£31k

The MRP Planner & Buyer's responsibilities will include determining material specifications, creating, and maintaining inventory schedules, coordinating with internal departments, and managing external stakeholder relations.

Buyer - Responsibilities would include:

  • Championing a Demand Driven MRP culture across the organisation to ensure all necessary departmental inputs are aligned to generate system demand.

  • To assist in identifying, developing, and enforcing MRP disciplines to aid overall traceability of end product.

  • To develop and promote a mutualistically progressive relationship with Production planning and scheduling such that stock-outs are minimized.

  • To cultivate a robust demand forecasting process that is flexible with a complex supply chain inherently dynamic.

  • Working with the After-Sales team the incumbent will establish a comprehensive stock holding of required parts, inclusive of lead times, minimum order quantities, and stock levels, based on historic usage data and “product entry into market” levels.

  • Purchase goods, materials, components and services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.

  • Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations.

  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements.

  • Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules.

Buyer– Person Requirements:

  • Advanced EPICOR MRP knowledge.
  • Self-driven and self-motivated.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • CIPS Level 3+.
  • Pro-active and able to show initiative/ideas to constantly improve.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Purchasing experience in a manufacturing/ production environment.
  • The ability to work under your own initiative with a high degree of integrity and honesty.
  • Strong eye for detail and organisational skills, striving for a high level of accuracy.
  • Possess good IT skills (Excel, Word, Access, etc.).