Material Resource Planner (Maternity cover 1 year)

£25,000 - 35,000
03 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

An opportunity to work with a market leading fresh produce marketing organisation on a 1 year contract basis.


  • Delivery of MRP processes to sales, procurement and production teams daily (seven days a week)
  • Support the continued development of MRP across business functions
  • Maintenance of relevant data to enable planning processes 
  • Liaising with other departments to obtain up-to-date information for planning


  • Delivery of morning and afternoon MRP sessions to assist short-term commercial planning
  • Delivery of MRP sessions to enable medium- and long-term planning
  • Communication of MRP results 
  • Assist in the capture business rules to allow MRP to run accurately (priority, approval, preference etc.)
  • Updating of stock and order information as required for MRP, and liaising with relevant 3rd parties to obtain information
  • Weekend working required – one week in four with current team size (four members including this role)
  • Maintenance and administration of the planning files


  • Evidence of experience working in a comparable role, preferably within the soft fruit industry
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good administrative abilities
  • Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to our daily challenges
  • Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion
  • Well-developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees
  • Understand business requirements quickly & relate to both the systems staff and commercial & operational staff with ease
  • Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
  • Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
  • Very good organisational skills

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Indicative Salary Range: £25000 - 35000

KPI Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

All candidates registering with KPI Recruitment Ltd. will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for their position.

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