Material Planner

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LOCATION: Hingham, Norfolk (NR9) – Office based role
DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain
SALARY: Competitive
HOURS: Full time/permanent - 38 hours per week (Mon – Thurs: 8hrs/ Fri: 6 hrs – finish early)

About the role

You will be a valuable support and key member of the team to help us continue to drive growth within Mirus. This role will have the freedom to take ownership of the responsibilities given from raising Purchase Orders to ensuring effective and efficient deliveries occur as planned, developing key relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

You will help create an effective way to understand and mitigate supply risks to the business and develop a plan to ensure effectiveness and efficiency in risk reduction, communicating to all areas of the business.

Additionally the role will include inventory control of raw material stocks and management of the MRP system to ensure parts are available as needed by the Business.

In your role as our Material Planner, you will:

  • Develop appropriate planning parameters within the ERP / MRP system to procure raw materials efficiently. This will consider supply risk, lead-time, efficient ordering quantities and the development of an effective inventory policy.
  • Works effectively with key supply chains in Asia, Europe and the UK to minimise the total cost of supply to Mirus.
  • Raise, execute and manage purchase orders. Ensures data in ERP is maintained effectively.
  • Expediting material supply.
  • Establishing a dynamic stock control process which supports internal build requirements but projects the business from excess stock procurement.
  • Understand and manage supplier capacity to ensure supply risks are identified and managed. Takes proactive measures to address risks before they impact supply.
  • Maintain effective and positive working relationships within Supply Chain and across the business.
  • Any other activities necessary to ensure the Supply Chain group delivers its objectives.

About you

To help Mirus continue our journey of growth, you will bring your administrative and Operational experience within a Supply Chain/Procurement capacity, an aptitude to completing tasks efficiently, problem solving abilities, demonstrable skills to deliver effective support along with the following skills, experience, qualifications and attributes:

  • A Levels or equivalent
  • Experience in purchasing, supply chain, materials control, logistics or expediting
  • Experience working within either a manufacturing or engineering industry
  • Experience of operating within both a development and a serial production environment
  • Strong analytical understanding of business ERP and MRP ordering systems


  • CIPS or equivalent professional qualification
  • Experience of operating within aerospace and/or automotive industries
  • Experience of working with suppliers based in Asia
  • Understanding of Logistics and Incoterms
  • Able to contribute to planning meetings across the wider business to ensure Supply Chain are embedded in this process
  • Experience of working with Microsoft Dynamics BC ERP systems is preferred although training will be given as required

Personal skills / attributes:

  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels both internally and externally
  • Ability to foster excellent relationships with suppliers and internal colleagues.
  • Demonstratable strong attention to detail – able to use data to inform decisions and constructively challenge colleagues
  • Thrive in a challenging environment, be approachable, collaborative and have a flexible attitude

We really want to hear from you, so don’t miss your opportunity to join our community of passionate and exceptional people who challenge the accepted norm! Once you apply, your CV will be held on our central database. Please do let us know if you do not wish for us to retain your details. If your application is successful, you will be contacted in due course.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and be a part of a company that values your skills and contributions, we encourage you to apply for our Material Planner position. Come on a journey with us and be part of shaping the future of Supply Chain excellence.

Please kindly note, at this moment in time we are respectfully not engaging with any agencies for our roles.


Founded in 2015, Mirus Aircraft Seating Ltd has grown rapidly to become a leading aircraft seating OEM, with operations in the UK, Malaysia and China.   We seek excellence at every step, from conception to delivery and beyond.


“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way, by those who dare to challenge the accepted norm.”

Ben McGuire, Chief Executive Officer

We believe form, function, innovation, sustainability, and the best possible passenger experience are all mutual cornerstones of success when putting pen to paper on a new design and delivering to our airline customers.

Along with our proven record of delivering large and small scale OEM and airline retrofit programs to some of the biggest names in the industry, we are committed to bringing the highest quality seating and unparalleled service to our customers.


  • Pension – up to 8% contribution (4% Employee/ 4% Employer)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • An additional day off on or around your birthday
  • Christmas shut down
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Long Service Award
  • Agile working – flexibility around start and finish times in line with our policy
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Training and development – Support, coaching and guidance from a team of industry leading renowned specialists
  • Generous Family Friendly Benefits
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • SimplyHealth – helps cover every day healthcare costs such as eye tests and dental check ups, as well as providing mental health support and access to GP services
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Free on-site parking
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