Materials Planner Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Materials Planner Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Materials Planner role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Materials Planner job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 67% of Materials Planner job descriptions contained purchasing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

purchasing
67%
procurement
45%
supply chain
45%
buyer
45%
buying
45%
planner
34%
demand planning
23%
inventory management
23%
suppliers
23%
procurement manager
12%
supply
12%
automotive
12%
procurement officer
12%
category
12%
advanced excel
12%
cars
12%
procurement professional
12%
purchase
12%
fmcg
12%
motorsports
12%
product
12%
purchaser
12%
forecasting
12%
planners
12%
steel
12%
sourcing
12%
highly numerate
12%
chain
12%
new launches
12%
french
12%
racing
12%
clinical
12%
production planning
12%
tier 1
12%
customers
12%
engineering
12%
demand
12%
erp
12%
healthcare
12%
supply management
12%
inventory
12%
negotiations
12%
machining
12%
logistics
12%
stock control
12%
manufacturing
12%
medical
12%
stock management
12%
material planning
12%
pharmaceutical
12%
metal
12%
planning
12%
mrp
12%
r&d
12%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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