Assistant Stock Planning/Cost Control Manager

DR Newitt
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits
12 Apr 2018
12 May 2018
Packaging, Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Assistant Stock Planning/Cost Control Manager


Salary £30,000 - £35,000 + benefits

My client is a well-known market leader within the food manufacturing & services industry based in Manchester. We want to engage with enthusiastic individuals looking to grow and take on a challenge within Procurement & packaging but not limited to this area from and FMCG environment.

Purpose of the role

• Responsibility for the procurement of the multi-million-pound sourced packaging portfolio.

• Analyse and resolve packaging related production issues. Lead follow up actions with suppliers.

• Monitoring of packaging suppliers and initiating regular cost tenders ensuring the business is buying at the most competitive price.

• Manage a team, develop and maintain procedures for producing accurate and timely yield and downtime reports.

• Liaise with production staff / use and develop costing systems and other information to produce product costs.

• Attend daily meetings with department’s heads advising on performances and status of upcoming product launches/changes - to assist with associated action plans.

Candidate requirements:

• Managerial experience - responsible for directing and overseeing daily packaging procurement, yield and downtime reporting.

• Keen attention to detail - submitting business costings.

• Pragmatic approach to solving problems - whilst working well under pressure.

• Vocal and effective communicator - due to cross functional touch points within business.

• Strong IT skills, particularly in Microsoft excel.

• Impeccable organisation, planning and prioritisation skills.

Key words: Materials planner, buyer, packaging, raw materials, purchasing

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