Lead Supply Planner

DR Newitt
13 Mar 2019
13 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Supply Planner to join a fantastic FMCG company in Suffolk/Essex.

As an experienced Planner you will be required to formulate daily production plans and re-forecast as required. You will also need to closely monitor the progress of the factory to ensure we are consistently achieving 100% service level.

The Role:

  • Facilitate the day-to-day running of all Planning activities whilst maintaining all systems and planning processes
  • Plan and order all raw materials in line with the forecasted demand
  • Maintain customer service levels and work to achieve a 100% customer satisfaction target in the most cost effective way
  • Regularly liaise with Production Managers to identify any possible risks and devise solutions to avoid these problems
  • Ensure the planned production is the most cost effective utilisation of time, labour materials and packaging

The Candidate:

  • Strong experience of Production Planning, preferably within the Food Industry
  • Excellent communicator who is highly organised and motivated to succeed
  • Experienced working towards KPIs and hitting targets successfully
  • Strong knowledge of some ERP systems (SAP, Access, Oracle) and Microsoft Excel
  • Has the ability to solve problems in an organised, safe and costly manner  

What’s on offer?

  •  Attractive salary plus benefits
  •  A chance to further develop your FMCG skills and grow within the company

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