Who is our client?

Our client is a large food manufacturing business and they are currently urgently seeking an experienced and hands on Materials Resource Planning Manager (MRP). This really is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast moving and growing business. You will need to have demonstrable MRP / supply chain experience in a similar role/environment.

The role requirements

In this role you will manage 2x MRP Controllers and Provide MRP, non MRP and new packaging cover when required..

You will ensure packaging items are available in the quantities required for production, without over stocking.

You will work through 12 weeks of forecasts, ensuring all new / changing packaging demands are met.

You will distribute Supplier forecasts to ensure stocks are in place and advise Suppliers of any delists.

You will need to ensure packaging is available to cover unforeseen production plan changes on a weekend.

You will process and reconcile stock counts on a weekly basis.

You will maintain Supplier returns records, making sure all relevant batch / production information is collected when a return is raised.

What sort of people are we looking for?

You are driven and ambitious with proven man management skills.

You ideally have a minimum of 3 years’ experience within a similar Materials Planning Manager (MRP) role.

You are enthusiastic and motivated with ”a can do, will do“ attitude.

You can demonstrate an excellent face to face communication style, organisational, analytical and attention to detail skills.

You have the ability to plan ahead, whilst working to deadlines and targets.

You have excellent IT and Administrative skills.