We are looking to recruit an MRP/Raw Material Purchaser to support our planning team at our Bromborough site.

The purpose of the role is to ensure cost effective purchasing of raw material supplies while developing relationships with suppliers and the wider Pilgrims teams.

You will be responsible to purchase raw material based on planned and future production, ensuring lead times, order quantities and safety stock in MRP model are in line with the demand. Additional responsibility for all ageing stock.

Your main day to day duties will include, utilisation and maintenance of the MRP system to order packaging and ingredients in a cost-effective manner. You will also manage inventory quantity and value, provide projections on stock holding and be able to minimise material obsolescence arising from product delist, reformulation or plan changes. You will be accountable to ensure that the stock levels are accurate and match the MRP system and you will be able to formulate and maintain a promotional raw material plan.

You will liaise closely with both the NPD and Commercial teams and suppliers.

It is essential that you have MRP and purchasing experience. Ideally you will be qualified to degree level or equivalent with excellent organisational skills and a high level of attention to detail. It would be desirable if you have proven production planning and SAP experience with advanced Excel skills.

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