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Materials Planner - Deeside

Position: Materials Planner - Deeside

Location: IWT Deeside, 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:

As a Materials Planner you will be responsible for ensuring the flow of materials necessary for the manufacturing operations at Ifor Williams Trailers. 

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 

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

If you would like any further information, please call the Recruitment Team: 01490 412 626 or email

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