Inbound Material Planner

  • Location
    Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Food, Drink & Tobacco
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

I have a new opportunity for an Inbound Material Planner to join the team currently working from home but would eventually be based at the office in Slough.

£16 per hour

ASAP start

Full time

6 month contract


Onsite free parking

The Role:

-Mid and long-term purchasing planning (forecast analysis connected with raw materials), providing suppliers with the forecasts,

-Short term purchase orders, placing purchase orders according to MOQ and lead time, monitoring realization of volume allocation) and sends out regular delivery schedules to suppliers.

-Conducts daily analysis of all the changes in materials production demand; assesses all the risks of potential material delivery disruption and immediately provides feedback to production planning and manufacturing; proposes solutions on minimizing those risks.

-Align delivery dates and means of delivery with all the suppliers, also introduces all the ongoing corrections in SAP; maintaining relevant data in SAP

-Controls every stage of purchase order execution until material is delivered to site WH.

-Receives and checks all incoming invoices, then, when necessary passes those to customs specialist or whoever should take it as per internal procedure (depending on the supplier type and origin).

-Provides regular documents exchange between R&D department and suppliers, also informs all suppliers of any quality issue identified and any upcoming specification change requests. Controls execution of all compensation activities (material replacement etc ,..) by the suppliers.


  • Previous experience within logistics required

  • SAP knowledge

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