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Materials Planner at IWT Deeside

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Ifor Williams Trailers is Britain’s leading trailer manufacturer, operating at five advanced manufacturing sites across North Wales, in a variety of disciplines.

We are looking for high calibre individuals, to join our enthusiastic manufacturing and components team, in a variety of equally important roles. As we continue to grow, we are investing in plant and machinery which creates permanent and secure roles for people to develop their careers by learning new skills.

We expect our employees to be committed, enthusiastic and professional individuals that want to make a difference.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in joining our team and have the attributes we are looking for, then we would like to hear from you. Please apply in complete confidence by contacting the recruitment team on 01490 412 626 or via email to request a Company Application Form.

Our business hours are 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.

Position: Materials Planner at IWT Deeside

Location: IWT Deeside, Zone 2, Deeside Industrial Estate. CH5 2NR.




  • Working hours: 8am - 5pm (Monday to Friday)
  • Office based
  • 33 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free car parking

More Details:

Your role and responsibilities as a Materials Planner will be to ensure the flow of materials necessary for the manufacturing operations at Ifor Williams. Your responsibilities as a Materials Planner will include but are not limited to the following;


Key Responsibilities:

·Identifying and determining the required materials and generating purchase orders, forecasts, and schedules

·Ensuring consistent supply of materials necessary for production

·Maintaining the MRP system and data integrity

·Ensuring all materials meet specifications and quality standards

·Tracking volume of production

·Monitoring internal and external supply performance

·Implementing corrective actions for any supply performance issues

·Manage data and produce required reporting

·Liaising with clients, suppliers, stakeholders, and distributors

·Coordinating with internal departments and external suppliers

·Contributing to the overall Purchasing and Materials Management team strategy and deliverables


Key Requirements:

·Strong time management, communication, and organisational skills

·Strong numerical and analytical skills

·Ability to problem solve

·Willingness to be flexible to meet business needs

·Able to demonstrate highly effective team working skills

·Proficiency in Material Management / Inventory ERP systems and Microsoft Office Packages

·Degree educated in Mathematics, Finance, Business Management or similar.

·Previous experience in Manufacturing & Engineering (desirable)

·Qualifications MCIPS or APICS or those Qualified by experience and Graduates


Key Behaviours and Competencies:

·Ability to interact effectively with both internal and external stakeholders

·Strong relationship building skills in complex environments

·Accountability – takes responsibility for his/her actions

·Results orientated – drive and dedication to get things done right first time


Benefits at Ifor Williams

·Competitive salary

·Generous holiday allowance

·On-going training and development

·Contributory pension scheme

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment team at Ifor Williams Recruitment Team on 01490 412 626.

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