Manufacturing Materials Planner

  • Job Reference: 00000341-1
  • Date Posted: 24 September 2020
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey
  • Salary: £23,000 to £24,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 15-20% of salary plus excellent benefits
  • Sector: Admin, Secretarial & PA
  • Language(s): Italian, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lisa Grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 02085037766

Job Description

LOCATION : Sunbury on Thames, South West London 

LANGUAGES : Fluent English is essential

COMPANY: Our client is a world leading technology company.



As a Materials Planner , your primary responsibility will be to manage the materials inventory as well as troubleshoot and carry out routine maintenance on production line machinery.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Initiate and manage material procurement in a manner that is timely, cost effective and in line with production needs
  • Conduct stock quality control, including specification approvals and spot-checks of materials on delivery
  • Manage relationships with suppliers, including conflict resolution and providing vendor performance reports
  • Coordinate with planning and production teams to ensure materials are prepared in timely manner
  • Conduct regular maintenance of production line machinery in line with safety procedures and production needs
  • Conduct troubleshooting and repair of production line machinery as required by the business, in line with safety procedures and production need



  • Fluency in English is essential
  • Experience in material planning, warehouse & inventory management
  • Experience in machinery maintenance, repairing
  • Graphic design experience (Adobe Illustrator) is an advantage
  • Ability to work independently, prioritising conflicting departmental demands
  • Ability to apply judgement to diagnose and resolve technical challenge
  • Highly computer-literate with Proficient in Microsoft Excel; JD Edwards experience is helpful.


SALARY : £23,000 - £24,000 pa plus a review/increase after 6 months (subject to performance) and excellent benefits including

  • 24 days holiday increasing after service PLUS up to 8 Bank Holidays a year
  • Pension after two months - 6% contribution from the company
  • 75% REIMBURSEMENT OF TRAVEL (up to £120 per month)
  • Private medical insurance - FULLY EXPENSED BY THE COMPANY plus 50% SUBSIDY FOR PARTNER
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Gym membership (up to 50% paid for by the company)
  • Life Assurance
  • Free tea/coffee and subsidised vending
  • Cultural and subsidised lunch AND MORE!!!

WORKING HOURS are 8.30 - 17.30 Monday to Thursday then 8.30 - 3.30 on a Friday