Planning & Stock Control Manager

b3 jobs
South West / South Coast UK
Closing date
17 Oct 2019

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Operations, Planning, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Planning & Stock Manager

Job ref: 62244 | £40,000 | South West / South Coast UK

The company

This well-established, privately owned company are experts within their sector in both manufacturing and creative NPD. They strive to remain true to their core values of quality, respect, provenance, service and design.

The job

As Planning & Stock Manager, the purpose of your role is to coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments, according to daily and forward manufacturing schedules, ensuring accurate purchasing and stock control of raw materials, packaging and WIP products.

You will generate planning schedules using forecast information, ensure the most efficient use of labour and equipment, ensure cost and throughput parameters are met, ensure all required packaging and raw materials are available to minimise downtime, ensure stock progress and status reports are maintained and monitor and manage stock levels for all raw materials, packaging, WIP and finished products.

Your experience

To be considered for the Planning & Stock Manager role, you will possess strong senior planning, supply chain, stock management, material control or similar experience from within food manufacturing, with a background working with multiple product lines. Ideally educated to a degree level in a supply chain, planning or business related discipline, the role requires excellent attention to detail, the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and strong analytical skills.

More details

The Planning & Stock Manager job is based in the South West / South Coast UK region and is paying £40,000. The working hours are 40 hours per week.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Planning & Stock Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Victoria Holyoake, quoting job reference 62244.

What happens next?

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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.

Alternate job titles

Planning Manager | Supply Chain Manager | Forecasting Manager | Materials Manager | Senior Food Industry Planning Jobs | Head of Planning | Dorset | South West

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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Graduates 2020

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Here you will find everything you need to get started on searching for a new position, from CV and cover letter writing tips, sample food industry job descriptions, informative and entertaining blog posts, useful links and even live graduate vacancies you can apply for.

Contact Us
  • Heffle Buildings
  • 33a High Street
  • Heathfield
  • TN21 8HU
  • United Kingdom
  • 01435 866000
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