Material Planner/Buyer

Location: 

Redditch, GB, B98 0DS

Req ID:  10264

Ingersoll Rand is committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, colour, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. 

We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status. 

Job Title 

Materials Planner / Buyer

Location  

Redditch

About Us

Gardner Denver is a leading provider of mission-critical flow control and compression equipment and associated aftermarket parts, consumables, and services, which it sells across multiple attractive end-markets within the industrial, energy and medical industries. Its broad and complete range of compressor, vacuum and blower products and services, along with its application expertise and over 160 years of engineering heritage, allows Gardner Denver to provide differentiated product and service offerings for its customers' specific uses.

Job Summary

Responsible for the procurement of goods and/or raw materials. Supports cost down initiatives, payment terms and supplier contracts. Ensure no delays to production.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all purchasing functions related to the procurement of goods and/or raw materials as assigned, including order placement and follow up.  Negotiate lead times with vendors.  Resolves daily supplier issues.
  • Expedite orders to ensure no delays to production, attends daily production shortage meetings.
  • Reviews material quantities and dates required determining accurate start and completion dates and communicates any issues to management.
  • Supports and participates in business improvements including Lean and 5S activities as required.
  • Plan and place material purchase orders to ensure that material flow to the plant is in line with the customer demand/company plan (MPS/MRP), with the use of schedules, consignment stock, kanban, and other order systems as required.
  • Investigation and approval of Supplier Invoice Issues      
  • Actively manage Supplier Delivery performance through the use of KPI's and routine performance reviews with critical suppliers.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required within the scope of the role.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • CIPS Certification or equivalent.

Travel & Work Arrangements/Requirements

Fully site based.

 

 

Key Competencies

  • Experience of casting and machining (including managing subcontract machine shops)
  • Proven materials management and purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • SAP experience
  • Experience of scheduling, MRP, MPS and consignment stocking
  • Demonstrative proactive approach and initiative in problem solving.
  • Ability to communicate and interface diplomatically and effectively with all levels of the organisation, external suppliers etc.
  • Able to work on own initiative and as member of small team.

 

What we Offer

  • 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays (Option to purchase 5 days after probation period)
  • 7% Employer Pension Contribution
  • Westfield Health Medial Cash Plan Cover
  • Death in Service Benefit of 4 x salary
  • Cycle scheme (After probation period)
  • Electric Car Scheme (After 12 months)
  • 10% of salary in shares after 1 year of employment
  • Costco Gold Company member, allowing employees to join.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Policies

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Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE:IR), driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and ownership mindset, is dedicated to helping make life better for our employees, customers and communities. Customers lean on us for our technology-driven excellence in mission-critical flow creation and industrial solutions across 40+ respected brands where our products and services excel in the most complex and harsh conditions. Our employees develop customers for life through their daily commitment to expertise, productivity and efficiency. For more information, visit www.IRCO.com.

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Ingersoll Rand is committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request and a member of our team will contact you.