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, 62% of Materials Planner job descriptions contained purchasing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

purchasing
62%
supply chain
54%
procurement
47%
buyer
47%
buying
47%
category
24%
purchase
24%
purchaser
24%
sourcing
24%
sap
16%
mrp
16%
suppliers
16%
forecasting
16%
erp
16%
inventory management
16%
manufacturing
16%
material planning
8%
buyer/planner
8%
metal
8%
medical device
8%
racing
8%
cips
8%
procurement manager
8%
production planning
8%
tier 1
8%
procurement officer
8%
schedule
8%
advanced excel
8%
procurement professional
8%
supply
8%
demand planning
8%
product
8%
logistics
8%
steel
8%
operations
8%
highly numerate
8%
negotiations
8%
automotive
8%
data analysis
8%
stock control
8%
stock management
8%
cars
8%
raw materials
8%
fmcg
8%
engineering
8%
motorsports
8%
machining
8%
planners
8%

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