Greencore Group

Planner

Location
Kiveton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Mar 2018
Closes
25 Apr 2018
Ref
greencore/TP/273/1962
Contact
Ms Chantelle Christie
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you an experienced Supply Chain professional within the convenience food market?  Are you ready for a new challenge?

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Planner to join our team at Kiveton, near Sheffield.

Main responsibilities
  • Utilise available planning systems to convert sales forecasts into achievable production and material plans and schedules that optimally balance customer service and operational cost efficiency
  • Manage risks within the plan and amend orders where possible/practical to achieve customer service and stock targets
  • Share forecasts with suppliers and work with them to resolve issues with materials availability
  • Measure, minimise and publish expected obsolete/over stocks (finished product and/or raw materials)
  • Champion ongoing communication with the operations teams to ensure accurate exchange of information
  • Propose and implement continuous improvements in own area
  • Maintain a state of perpetual audit-readiness for all audits (GMP, H&S, Technical, Customer, Accreditation Bodies etc.) to ensure working practices are compliant at all times
  • Translate production plans into material requirements and convert them into supplier purchase orders
Ideal candidate
  • Understanding of planning process
  • FMCG Knowledge/have experience of working in a fast paced seasonal environment
  • Worked with multiple range of SKUS; both short and long lead time
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking
  • Computer Literacy including experience of ERP system – Intermediate

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