Materials Planner

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Position Overview
The Materials Planner is liable for assuring that the right components are available at the right station and the right time across the supply chain. This role requires daily management of equipment and stocks, reporting and status escalation, supplier commitment and the unremitting pursuit of operational distinction and constant improvement. The material planning function is typically global in reach and needs cross-functional commitment within the business and beyond the elongated supply chain.

Academic Qualification

  • Bachelors or Masters in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, transport and logistics.

Professional Experience 

  • 4 years’ experience in manufacturing, business, supply chain management or finance 

Professional Certification

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and expand equipment conditions to the stock base via MRP which encompasses product, record and cost purposes. 
  • Ensure market demand from all sources (stock, sales, planning, etc.) supported on time.
  • Manage supplies management exercises including preparation, material administration, receiving, transportation, inventory accuracy and network optimization
  • Accountable for planning working lines and working with the target 95%+ on-time delivery to consumers
  • promote and implement suitable procurement program (JIT, Reorder Point, Consignment, Subduing Lead-times, or Planned Releases)


  • write, speak and present effectively and persuasively
  • Flexibility and adaptability 
  • positively influence others, both inside and outside
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated 
  • A high achiever

Travel Requirements: This position requires 15% of travel.

Seniority Level: Planner

Salary ranges liable on the experience and involvement. Typically this position will be paid 4, 00,000 – 9, 00,000 annually based on experience.

Materials Planner


Written by IISCM

Integrated Institute of Supply Chain Management, a unit of Fhyzics Business Consultants Private Limited specialising in supply chain management consulting and education. IISCM trains and certifies SCM professionals in procurement, supply chain management, inventory, and warehousing.

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