The Materials Planner has the responsibility of being familiar with the client’s contract details, objectives, key performance metrics, opportunity identification and program pipeline implementation. Programs include sourcing strategies for current and future projects and working with several projects in tandem.
The role will be working very closely with Operations and the Global Procurement Management Teams to deliver each individual project on time and in line with project timing scope. The Materials Planner is a proactive delivery role and requires a relevant mindset in delivery of such activities to drive benefits and efficiencies for the client and for RS Integrated Supply in terms of processing and communications deliveries.
Your responsibilities will be to analyse client data to ensure spend is being driven to the correct supplier & category to secure the appropriate solutions to the customer in terms of lead-time availability, price & savings opportunity. Taking an active lead in managing internally and with the customer, to visualise progress and mitigate identified risk through regular (daily/weekly/monthly) formal and informal customer reviews verbally and through reporting presentations.