Logistics & Planning Assistant

b3 jobs
South East England
£20,000 - £25,000
11 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Logistics & Planning Assistant

Job ref: 61314 | £20,000 - £25,000 | South East

The company

You will be working for a well-established business which import fresh products from around 50 countries worldwide and pack it for a number of retail, food service and wholesale customers.

The job

You will work as part of a busy logistics team which is the hub of the business, where you will be arranging inbound and outbound transport, duty, clearance etc. whilst also supporting the procurement team to ensure optimal inventory levels are maintained and service levels fulfilled.

You will maintain and update the IT systems in a timely manner with all data and documentation relating to stock arrivals, transport information, sales, stock levels etc. and work closely with the Logistics Manager and procurement team advising of any discrepancies.

Your experience

To be considered for the Logistics & Planning Assistant role, you will possess previous experience within a similar supply chain, logistics or planning role from within an FMCG environment, most preferably food manufacturing. You will ideally have good working knowledge of MRP systems and have experience organising inbound and outbound transport. You will also be proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, be an effective communicator and have good problem-solving skills.

More details

The Logistics & Planning Assistant job is based in the South East region and is paying £20,000 - £25,000 plus discretionary bonus, 5% pension and 20 days holiday plus bank holidays. The working hours are 5 days per week including 1 day on a weekend.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Logistics & Planning Assistant job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, please email me Suzy Standen-Payne, suzy@b3jobs.co.uk quoting job reference 61314.

What happens next

After applying for this job, I will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

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