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Job Title:

Senior Planner - 18609

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Job Location:


Job Salary:

£30K pa pro rata

Job Type: Contract

Our Client in Medway is seeking a Senior Planner, this role is offered as a maternity leave contract, direct with the employer – min of 6 months possibly longer.

Salary C£30,000 pa – candidates will need their own transport due to the co’s location.

The Role:

Reporting directly to the Supply Chain Director, this role will plan the supply of products and materials from the supply chain through the manufacturing facility to meet customers’ expectations, on time, in full and without waste.

The Candidate:

Essential skills/experience:

Knowledge of

  • Planning materials within an assembly based manufacturing facility

  • In-depth knowledge of MPS; MPR experience

  • The principles required for excellence in stock control; works order planning and customer order control to delivery

  • Educated to BTEC/HNC/HND or A Level standard – good grades in Maths is also desirable

  • Excellent communicator with a high level of customer service

  • A minimum of three years’ experience planning within a modern blue chip manufacturing organisation

  • Knowledge of statistical reporting, forecasting and understanding of financial and operational impacts of forecasting

  • Good organisational skills and good problem solver

  • Good negotiator, persuasive and commercially astute

  • High level of computer literacy including Excel


  • A good understanding of global supply chains and their constraints

Duties will include

  • Review data to establish an accurate forecast of future requirements

  • Host weekly meeting for the senior management team




To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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