Assistant Buyer & Production Planner

b3 jobs
West Central Scotland
£20,000 - £22,000
12 May 2019
22 May 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Assistant Buyer & Production Planner

Job ref: 62201 | £20,000 - £22,000 | West Central Scotland

The company

This role is working for a family run business which strives to provide their customers with innovative ideas and bespoke product solutions with an emphasis on customer satisfaction and the highest product quality.

The job

Your role as Assistant Buyer & Production Planner is to satisfy customer requests as efficiently and effectively as possible and work closely with suppliers and the production teams to ensure an uninterrupted and continuous supply of raw materials in order to meet planned production targets.

You will place orders with suppliers, respond to customer and internal queries on lead-times, manage the production plan, schedule production in line with orders, research new suppliers and ingredients, assist the Senior Buyer with procurement activities, ensure compliance with the BRC standard for procurement, assist with non-conformances as required plus work with production to keep them updated on meeting production schedule.

Your experience

You will be educated to a degree/HND level in a supply chain related capacity and/or possess previous supply chain, planning or similar experience within FMCG or most preferably food manufacturing. The ability to interpret and analyse data is essential, together with excellent problem-solving skills and high attention to detail. You will be IT literate including Microsoft Excel and Word.

More details

The Assistant Buyer & Production Planner job is based in the West Central Scotland region and is paying £20,000 - £22,000 according to individual skills, qualifications and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm., however some flexibility may be required during peak periods.

How to apply

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Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Suzy Standen-Payne, quoting job reference 62201.

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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 Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

Supply Chain Coordinator | Supply Chain Executive | Production Planning Jobs | Supply Planner | Demand Planner | Raw Materials Planner | Food Industry Supply Chain Jobs | West Central Scotland | Renfrewshire

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