Materials Planner - Glasgow

Supply Chain Planning
Ref: 313 Date Posted: Thursday 16 Sep 2021
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You’re an experienced Planner/Buyer - a supply chain professional who has experience within the engineering or manufacturing sector.

You’ve proven yourself to be a strong communicator, you’re results-oriented with a proven track record of delivering solutions. You have a natural ability to influence a variety of colleagues and the capability to drive value from analytics, develop and support the continual purchasing and planning objectives.


As part of this role you'll be:

  • Sourcing suppliers

  • Achieving cost reduction

  • Developing Supplier relationships

  • Managing Materials

  • Planning & Forecasting

  • Negotiating contracts


Ideally, you'll have:

  • Knowledge of buying and planning

  • Strong commercial/business acumen.

  • A team player mentality, be able to work with a small team and build strong and collaborative relationships across the whole business.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills. Ability to convince others and influence outcomes

  • Agility and flexibility

  • Strong problem analysis, judgement and decision-making skills.


This is an exciting time to work within a well-established organisation that is forward-thinking, values-driven and going through a really exciting period of growth.


For more information on this role, please attach your CV.