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Material Resource Planner 


Job Title:                Material Resource Planner

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Delivery of MRP processes to sales, procurement and production teams daily (seven days a week)
  • Support the continued development of MRP across business functions
  • Maintenance of relevant data to enable planning processes
  • Liaising with other departments to obtain up-to-date information for planning

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Delivery of morning and afternoon MRP sessions to assist short-term commercial planning
  • Delivery of MRP sessions to enable medium- and long-term planning
  • Communication of MRP results
  • Assist in the capture of the company’s business rules to allow MRP to run accurately (priority, approval, preference etc.)
  • Updating of stock and order information as required for MRP, and liaising with relevant 3rd parties to obtain information
  • Weekend working required – one week in four with current team size (four members including this role)
  • Maintenance and administration of the planning files
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  1. Evidence of experience working in a comparable role, preferably within the soft fruit industry
  2. Experience in MRP
  3. Strong Planner experience must be proven
  4. Strong interpersonal skills
  5. Good administrative abilities
  6. Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to our daily challenges
  7. Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion
  8. Well-developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees
  9. Understand business requirements quickly & relate to both the systems staff and commercial & operational staff with ease
  10. Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
  11. Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
  12. Very good organisational skills

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to: MRP Team Leader

For more information please call us on 01273 720599 or email us at info@fmkconsulting.co

If interested, please contact us and quote the reference F30

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