Materials Planner

Job Reference: WM – 2368

Location: Leamington

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Materials Planner

Brief Role Description:

We’re supporting our client, who are a leading global manufacturer of automotive components. Due to business growth, they are now in the market for a Materials Planner to join their growing team.


  • Daily system review of the stock on hand
  • Daily system review of potential issues and risk to supply to the plant
  • Maintenance of MRP parameters to ensure stock held and ordered is within agreed parameters
  • Weekly supplier schedule releases
  • Liaise with Plant Logistics on cycle count results to identify potential supply risks created
  • Daily supplier arrears reporting and recovery
  • Recording of any additional costs incurred with suppliers and corrective actions where applicable
  • Regular analysis of top 10 materials by value to identify potential cost-saving activities
  • Management of supplier delivery slots and transport needs
  • Vendor management, including raising of Non-Conformity Reports where required
  • Support end of production / engineering changes to avoid obsolescence / ensure smooth introduction as required

About You:

  • A proven track record within automotive Materials Planner
  • Strong SAP experience are essential for this role
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office packages, particularly excel.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK