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About the Role
Reporting to the Head of S&OP, you are responsible as the Master Scheduler to be the custodian of all rules, standards and policies relating to the planning and scheduling of Refresco UK's supply chain and manufacturing resources.
You will collaboratively identify, calculate, record and clearly communicate (using quantitative and qualitative data) the various rules, standards and policies to all relevant stakeholders and ensure compliance on an ongoing basis. You will review and revise at agreed intervals and or in conjunction with specific major change events.
You will run an ongoing SKU rationalisation / profileration control process, identifying SKU's to be tasked for de-complexing or margin improvement and supporting the account managers with options to achieve both.
You will manage the factory wide changeover reduction and plan stability project by working with the commercial, factory and shift managers by ensuring the factories are running poducts at the right size and frequency. You'll ensure run rates are up to date and current in the planning system and revised / challenge with the factory and planning team where necessary. You will take the lead and identify improvement projects to reduce waste and costs identified from the S&OP process.
You will have demonstrable supply chain experience in a supply planning or forecasting role, with exceptional attention to detail and a capable process leader. You will be CIPS Qualified or have a relevant degree.
Salary & Benefits
The salary for this role is competitive and dependent on experience. We also offer an annual bonus incentive and a good company pension scheme, as well as 2x basic salary life assurance plus 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays.
Who are we?
Our drinks on every table. That's the Refresco vision. We're thirsty for more and growing fast which is why we recently invested £1.25 billion in expanding our global manufacturing footprint making us the largest independent bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices in the world. We currently produce 12 billion litres from 59 manufacturing plants in 12 countries and we’re only just getting started…
Our UK Business unit has six manufacturing plants providing a great place to work for 1800 employees producing private label soft drinks and fruit juices for all the leading retailers including Tesco, ASDA, Morrison’s, Sainsburys, ALDI and Lidl. We also manufacture for branded customers such as Innocent, Ocean Spray, Weetabix, Del Monte and Um Bongo. Whether it’s packed in Cartons, PET, Aseptic PET or Cans, we ensure that our products are not only manufactured to the highest quality standards but they get where they need to be when they need to get there to meet the needs of our high profile customers.