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Senior Planning & Inventory Controller

Veritas Partners
Up to £40,000 depending on experience + Benefits
Closing date
12 Dec 2020

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Planning, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Successful dynamic food business manufacturing a range of products for the retail and food service markets. This is a state-of-the-art food site.

Due to growth we are recruiting an additional head.

Reporting to the Divisional Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for driving customer availability and improving service levels. Working to bring together Planning, Packing performance and Inventory Control all at the best cost solution within the business.

The role:

  • The Planning Manager Work collaboratively with colleagues to effectively plan customer demand and inventory requirement
  • Drive operational execution of; Sales order Process, Stock Control, and Capacity Planning
  • Creation and implementation of Planning and stock control Strategy
  • Setting and monitoring packaging usage forecasts.
  • Assist site managers in achieving production efficiencies through reduced change overs and maximising use of automation
  • Leading the team, providing training, guidance and supporting ongoing development
  • Working to a enhance planning and forecasting processes and improve efficiency and productivity

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent analytical capability
  • Advanced numerical skills
  • Process driven
  • Technically-orientated
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel capability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong planning and organising capability
  • Flexible and able to adapt to change at short notice in line with the demands of the business

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 2962/125fmj

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 

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Veritas is a specialist recruitment consultancy with an impressive client base across the FMCG, Consumer and Corporate sectors. Experts in Sales, Account Management, Marketing, Category Management and Brand Marketing our philosophy at Veritas is to provide open, honest and comprehensive solutions to candidates and clients alike.

Operating on a national basis and with over 50 years experience across the management team we completely understand the current market and are perfectly positioned to advise on your recruitment needs, no matter how specific they may be. From Executive Search to Managed Advertising and contingency services, Veritas provide a first class career management service that is proven to deliver on expectations with both fluidity and professionalism.

Find Us
0118 903 4914
Seddon House
Gas Lane
RG10 9LX
United Kingdom
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