Despatch Scheduler - Aylesbury

Location
Aylesbury
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
06 Oct 2017
Ref
37801
Contact
Arla Foods Limited
Function
Planning
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent


We are currently looking for a Despatch Scheduler to join our dairy in Aylesbury. Reporting into the Scheduling Team Leader and Supply Chain Manager you will operate a rotating shift pattern of both days and nights.

The Supply Chain department plays a fundamental part in ensuring that site, business and customer expectations are met at all times. You will be part of a high performance team both delivering and supporting other functions to meet challenging team and personal goals.

Responsibilities
Within this role you will be responsible for the distribution of stock across the network. You will help prepare and issue outbound logistics plans for the Aylesbury site and third party distribution partners, manage stock holding on site and in third party warehouses and help review production plans in line with customer demand. In addition, you will be tasked to contribute to defining and continually improving best practice for an integrated planning function. You will be responsible for creating plans from milk intake and milk processing to finished goods storage/despatch whilst delivering sustainability targets and other Must Win Battles of the Aylesbury Dairy.

Working effectively with other members of the supply chain team to balance work load and provide break coverage, you will be required to support colleagues by sharing knowledge, best practice and offering guidance to raise the standards of the whole team. Developing an atmosphere of change that will positively contribute towards the advancement of all functions relating to the manufacturing operation, you will maintain, use and assist in the development of contingency applications and processes.

Skills
To be successful in this role you should be educated to A-level standard, preferably within Maths or Science related disciplines. We are looking for applicants to have previous experience of Planning / Scheduling and a good knowledge of supply chain processes and supporting systems (ideally SAP) within am FMCG industry environment (preferably food, beverage or chilled goods). You will have a good level of numeracy with the ability to manage, analyse and interpret data being proficient in office IT programs especially Excel.

In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work for a forward thinking, progressive organisation that recognises and rewards talent.


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