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Published: 17.07.2019


Material Scheduler / Planner Vacancy

We are looking for a Material Scheduler / Planner to procure and plan material in line with MRP system requirements, both non-production and production items. You will be responsible for raising purchase orders and expediting material to satisfy demand internally, whilst maintaining all elements of the FAUN Trackway® supply chain.

Could it be you?

You will be an organised individual, capable of meeting a multitude of deadlines and multitasking to the extreme. You will have prior experience in data entry and negotiating with suppliers, with a positive and 'can do' attitude.

As part of the FAUN Trackway® team, you will be dealing with all internal departments therefore excellent communication skills and an approachable manner is a must!

Key Tasks

Maintain and consistently seek to improve the supply chain management including purchasing processes;

Continuous review and maintenance of approved suppliers (price, service, quality of goods). To include presenting alternative options to the Management Team;

Ensure supplier adherence to quality procedures and FAUN Trackway® certifications requirements (ISO9001 / ISO14001 / EN1090);

Carry out visits to key suppliers and report back on findings;

Achieve the best commercial value for all materials / services purchased and keep spending within, or below budget;

Ensure supplier orders are managed to tight deadlines to meet the production plan schedules;

Raise purchase orders from MRP system ensuring timely placement and delivery of components in line with production planning requirements;

Work with suppliers over material quality issues and delivery times;

Interact with Production Manager to understand demand forecast drivers;

Attend Weekly production / purchasing meetings and provide updates on material deliveries;

Liaise with Finance Administrator over supplier queries including invoicing issues in a timely manner;

Resolve Purchase Order and Supplier Invoices within 1 month;

Review current service contracts to achieve cost savings or improved support;

Review, maintain and improve the purchasing process throughout the company;

To ensure compliance with relevant internal (and external) procedures and regulations.

Qualifications and Experience

Educated to GCSE standard / NVQ equivalent;

Fully proficient in Word/Excel/Outlook;

Processing/Data Entry experience.


Competitive Salary;


26 days Holiday.

To receive a full job specification or to apply, please email carole.becton@fauntrackway.co.uk

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