Scotland Material Scheduler Salary: Negotiable
Procurement Full-time
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Teknek are looking for a Material Scheduler to work in our fast paced material procurement department.

This role is office based in our Manufacturing facility located behind Glasgow Airport. Our offices have easy access to the major transport routes including Glasgow, Paisley, Port Glasgow, Greenock, Ayrshire etc.
The Material Scheduler in Teknek manages the ordering and delivery of material flow through our established supply chain. This is an opportunity to shape your own success in a purchasing and scheduling role within an entrepreneurial engineering business.

What we will offer you:

  • Salary starting of £31,000 (Negotiable DOE)
  • Generous Holiday Package (including Christmas 2023 closure)
  • Contributory Pension up to 11% (subject to the terms of the scheme)
  • Death in Service Benefit, Long term disability cover (subject to the terms of the scheme)
  • Private Health Care (dependants can be added for an additional personal contribution)
  • Standard core hours are 35 Monday to Friday (Early finish on Fridays)
  • Birthday gift!
  • Discretionary Christmas Bonus
  • Free fruit weekly
  • Modern offices with Free on site parking

What you will be doing

  • Co-ordinating and processing PO’s to ensure the flow of materials from suppliers through to production
  • Liaise directly with our suppliers to meet the delivery dates required
  • Co-ordinate with Customer Experience manager to communicate in advance any issues that could impact on our customer delivery expectations
  • Build and maintain working relationship with the Production Supervisors to ensure accurate scheduling of time and resources
  • Coordinate with Design and Engineering Team to source alternative materials when required
  • Provide purchasing support in terms of quoting and cost analysis of products
  • Develop deep relationships existing supply chains to include making them more sustainable
  • Research and evaluate new suppliers.

Your Desirable Skills and Experience

  • A natural passion to work in planning and purchasing
  • Purchasing and planning experience in material based manufacturing environment
  • Enjoys being organised and is passionate about Planning & Time Management
  • Enjoys working on multiple tasks .
  • Communicates and negotiates confidently with suppliers and colleagues
  • Enjoys building working relationships by phone and in person
  • Knowledge of operating KANBAN / Vendor Managed Inventory system
  • Will challenge the status quo
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and enjoys using Excel
  • Excellent planning skills to meet the needs of supply and demand

To apply

  • Please apply in writing attaching your CV. Applicants are required to provide required information for a relevant background or pre-employment check in relation to their identity, previous employment, education, and criminal records, as in the job specification.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview for an initial assessment of their abilities and aptitudes as required for the role.
  • Any offer of employment will be conditional on a candidate satisfactorily meeting the required background and/or pre-employment checks which will be subject to ongoing review on appointment. More details are available in the job specification with the application pack available from Helen Bell, HR
  • All employment subject to Right to work in the UK. Further information can be found on the UK Government Website. All successful candidates must have RTW status and / or relevant UK work visa


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