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Material Planner / Buyer

Added on: 13 Jul 2021

Location: Dartford / home

Salary: Competitive salary and bonus

Job Overview:

To ensure an efficient stock control and forecast planning system and ensure that stock levels are maintained to agreed levels from approved suppliers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Produce stock requirement forecasts and analysis using a combination of sales history, forecasts and shipping lead times
  • Ensure stock levels are maintained and replenished
  • Authorise and move stock as necessary
  • Build relationships with suppliers and ensure that pricing and service levels are maintained to agreed levels
  • Liaise effectively with internal stakeholders on stock matters
  • Investigate and deal with stock discrepancies
  • Prepare forecasts and make recommendations on inventory levels
  • Organise and assist with stock taking

Person Specification:

  • You should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a computerised warehouse / stock control and order processing environment ideally within technical/electronic components.
  • You should be trustworthy, dependable and flexible in approach
  • Willing to take responsibility and work in a team
  • Able to achieve targets and standards
  • Able to negotiate and build sustainable supplier relationships

Job Details and Benefits:

  • The position has a competitive salary plus a bonus potential of 10% of salary paid quarterly.
  • The position will be based partly at home and partly in Dartford and conveniently situated off the M20. Car owner/driver for this location.
  • Hours: 37.5 per week Monday to Friday.
  • Holidays: 25 days + bank holidays increasing with service.
  • Pension & Life assurance.







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