We are looking for our team in Sofia for a Material Planner.

Duties and responsibilities:

*Plans and controls all need for direct (raw materials) components needed for the production using the ERP (MRP) system.
* Responsible for the overall Purchase Order management in the company ERP system. Anticipate and solve potential issues, confirm Purchase Orders in the system and closely follow up on them.
*Keeps close contact with company Suppliers and Subcontractors assuring on-time order confirmations. Investigate all possibilities of reducing RM (raw material) delivery lead time, solve pending issues, and respond to company suppliers promptly.
*Builds up relevant Raw material safety stock levels to secure a smooth production process without interruptions.
*Minimizes obsolescence/slow-moving RM stock. Gives proposal for reduction of such by analyzing accumulated RM data in the system.
*Keeps a high level of internal communication flow (within a company) about RM deliveries, pending issues, and others.
*Sends monthly forecasts to company suppliers and subcontractors.
*Constantly searches for ways of improving the Procurement process that results in delivering a high level of interactions with company suppliers and subcontractors.
*Supports company goals and Procurement KPIs set ensuring a high level of service (flawless communication internally and externally, RM delivery).
*Performs other duties when necessary or upon request by the Supply Chain Manager.

Skills and competencies:

*Excellent communication skills, with the ability to maintain good relationships internally and externally.
*Strong Supply Chain understanding.
*Strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills.
*Excellent attention to detail.
*Project management skills to be considered an advantage.
*Assertive, optimistic, resilient, and welcomes change.
*Engages the interest and participation of others.
*Proactively contributes to the team.
*Is self-aware and has a collaborative approach to working with others.
*Shows moral courage, openness, and honesty in all dealings.
*Self-motivated and able to work under pressure.
*Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and influencing skills.
*Financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the costs, production, and customer order fulfillment.
*Results-orientated and organized with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines.
*Project management skills.

We offer:

*A dynamic, successful, and continuously growing international company.
*A friendly and open working environment.
*Flexible working hours.
*Excellent remuneration package.
*Development opportunities and a great team to be part of.