Trainee Asset Planner

Generous benefits
22 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Natures Way Foods Ltd
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Here at Natures Way, we love food!

It all started in 1994 with bagged salad and now we are a leading and award winning manufacturer of fresh convenient food such as prepared salad and fruit, food to go, dressed salads, coleslaw and potato salad to name just a few, supplying to some of the UKs largest household name supermarkets and restaurants.

Operating from one of our four sites on the scenic south coast, Natures Way Foods (NWF) is now one of the largest employers in the area. We're immensely proud to employ a diverse team of nearly 1200 talented, committed and high performing people, valuing their individual strengths, talents, industry knowledge and experience.

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Asset Planner to join our great team in Selsey.

Planning experience is not required as full training can be provided however you will need bags of enthusiasm and a logical thought process.

This is an excellent way to start a career within supply planning which could lead on to further development opportunities within Material Planning and Purchasing.

A key part of the role is to work as part of a wider team in a very fast paced manufacturing unit. You will be dealing with lots of different people and making decisions fast to ensure we meet our customers' expectations.

The key deliverable is to make sure our manufacturing colleagues are supplied with pallets, crates and packaging for our products to be delivered to a range of customers throughout the UK.

You will also deal with invoice queries and liaise with the Finance team.

The role will also involve accurate data entry and administration, ordering, invoicing, and dealing with internal and external customers.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm.

Based at our Drayton Manufacturing site within Chichester Food Park, West Sussex. Travel to our other sites when required.

About you

  • Great organisational skills
  • Confident and clear communicator at all levels
  • Self-starter, confident and able to work under own initiative
  • Adaptable and flexible to changing demands
  • Drive to see tasks through to completion
  • Able to work at pace in a pressurised environment

The Perks:-

We want you to love working for us and what you do, so we have put together a great package of benefits:-


  • A competitive salary plus performance related bonus
  • Company pension
  • 25 days' holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Healthcare package
  • Life Assurance policy
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exclusive online benefits and discounts

About the office location:-

Commuting here is a breeze! All sites are located close to the bottom of the A3 and M27, surrounded by fields and serenity. Our sites are modern, bright and airy with free parking onsite.

What to do next…

We really hope this has piqued your interest and would love to hear from you. Click the 'apply' button today and our expert internal recruitment team will be in touch!

If you aspire to work in a fast-paced business that is growing from strength to strength, join us. You'll not only find this a brilliant place to work but also a dynamic business you can take pride in being a part of.

We always love to hear from great people too, so don't forget to follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and become a fan on Facebook. We're also proud to say we're an equal opportunities employer.

Keywords:- Asset, Material Planner, Stock, Warehouse, Planning, Supply chain, Logistics, distribution, Administrator, Graduate, Trainee, Apprentice, Ex-military, Ex-forces, FMCG, Food, Manufacturing #NWF


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