Packaging/Asset Planner

DR Newitt
West Sussex
£22k - £27k
17 Aug 2017
17 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is a well-known food manufacturing business with a large UK presence. A vacancy has arisen for a Packaging/Asset Planner to join the business based in West Sussex. 

This role is a brilliant entry level position and offer scope to learn supply chain and planning with one of the best employers in the UK.

The Role:

  • The purpose of the role is to maintain stock levels of outer packaging within available capacity and returnable asset management.
  • Keep good relations with the Logistics team and explore system capabilities to get to the point that we know every supplier crate on any site at any time.
  • Ensure we always have enough pallets at each site to meet requirements.
  • Call off packaging from Offsite storage sites to maintain supply but not exceed individual factory capacity.
  • Ensure all delivered returnable trays are returned to source in a timely manner and documented accordingly to prevent queries.
  • Working closely with the Material planning team and Logistics teams to ensure best financial solution to tray returns is adopted. Create and maintain the process of achieving £0 supplier trays

The Candidate:

  • Stock management or planning scheduling tool experience.
  • Must possess excellent analytical skills with the ability to analyse, evaluate and present data.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office, including Word and Excel
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and have the ability to prioritize differing demands and problem solving skills
  • Must possess excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Understands the role of teamwork in providing an excellent service.

What’s on offer?

  • The opportunity to work for a company who can offer genuine career prospects
  • A competitive basic salary and benefits package
  • If you would like to be considered for this position then please upload your CV today. If you have any questions please contact Fraser Armstrong at D R Newitt Recruitment.

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