Supply Planner

Posted 20 September 2022
Salary £28000 - £32000 per annum
LocationCounty Antrim
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are delighted to be working in partnership with a market leading manufacturer located in the Ballymena area on the appointment of a Supply Planner.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for the sourcing, purchasing and scheduling of all materials and consumables required for production.

In your new role:

  • Source new suppliers for materials required, taking into consideration quality, cost and delivery factors
  • Maintain the ERP systems with the price, lead-time and supplier details
  • Issuing requests for quotations to approved suppliers for any new parts added to the Bill of Materials within the allotted component
  • Responsible for purchasing all primarily production materials
  • Responsible for calculating/anticipating demand and placing orders as required to maintain a constant flow of materials to support the production build plan
  • Responsible for expediting orders
  • Report daily on constraints likely to affect production
  • Resolving any delivery or invoice queries in a timely manner
  • Responsible for maintaining the material cost on the Bill of Materials for all products within the commodities you are responsible for
  • Compare drawings of new parts with existing parts to ensure cost increases or decreases are justified
  • Issue suppliers with monthly forecasts in order improve supply chain performance
  • Actively pursue cost reduction initiatives within each commodity e.g., cost reduction programs with current suppliers and alternative supplier options
  • Assist with supplier reviews in order to optimize the relationship. e.g., cost, delivery performance, quality performance, payment terms, warranty terms
  • Liaise with Planning Department on timing issues related to Bill of Material release

For a confidential conversation on this role or to hear about any other opportunities Vickerstock have to offer, please call Chris our supply chain specialist on 028 9031 3720