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Contract Materials Planner

Materials Planner, Contract Planner, Contract Materials Planner

Edinburgh, Scotland

attractive hourly rate


We are seeking a Planner to join our Edinburgh based client on a 6 month contract. This position requires a high energy, self-directed individual with experience in the planning of PCB design/PCB assembly/prototype build function. As a dynamic and self-driven individual you'll work in a fast-paced, dynamic and creative environment, find great mentors and quickly become a valued part of the team. If you are available to work on-site in Edinburgh and able to start a contract in October, please respond now with further detail.


Key Responsibilities:

*Tasked with prioritising a Plan and Schedule for designs through layout engineering, purchasing and build processes, to delivering complete product.

* Mitigating and maintaining lead time parts inventory, quoting, negotiating inventory costs and timelines with distributors and vendors, ensuring all materials are available for prototype and production builds.

*Initiate purchase requisitions for Electronic components, PCBs and Assemblies

*Compile and release build information to subcontractors

*Monitor stock levels and replace as required

*Track progress of purchase orders through distributors and sub-con manufacturers and report progress to internal customers

*Report on any issues or delays against schedule and communicate recovery plan

*Manage portal for incoming work requests



*Proven experience of planning, purchasing and sourcing electronic components, PCBs & assemblies.

*Intermediate to advanced Excel experience.

*Excellent understanding of revision control, implementation and dispositions.

*Ability to work in dynamic/quick turn environment.

*Prior experience with SAP or similar ERP system strongly preferred.

*Prior experience with Microsoft SharePoint advantageous



Scotland, UX

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