SmithCarey Recruitment
London (Greater)
Competitive salary & benefits
Closing date
21 Jun 2021

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Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Competitive salary & benefits
London (Greater)

The company

Our client is a highly successful, US-headquartered global confectionery business with a UK-based international office. The UK-based team control business within all international markets outside of The Americas and Canada and have seen massive growth over the last 5 years across all regions. This success is the result of significant focus and investment in new product innovation, together with distribution-building initiatives across all channels. This is supported by investment in trade media and consumer insights — delivered by an intensely passionate, high-performance, UK commercial team.

The role

As a result of this continued strong performance, we are looking to further invest in our Operations team with an appointment of a detail-oriented Planner who will report to the International Supply Chain Manager.

This exciting Planner role has a broad range of supply and demand planning responsibilities including managing inventory levels across multiple locations, working closely with Sales, Finance and Marketing to anticipate demand, working with manufacturing facilities in the Far East and Europe in terms of minimum order quantities and placing orders with suppliers. Another aspect of the role which will provide a good development opportunity to the successful candidate, will be the involvement in the project team’s implementation of the new ERP system, over the next 6-8 months.

About you

Having developed your Supply Chain career within recognised FMCG branded food or drink companies, you have well-honed distribution requirement planning skills including: demand planning experience, ERP system knowledge (NetSuite, SAP or similar) and a strong working knowledge of Excel.

You possess an analytical mind, a ‘can do’ attitude and strong organisational and time management skills. You have an engaging style that can influence and build rapport with colleagues at all management levels, together with the drive, ambition and passion focused on delivering team-led business results.

If you think you have what it takes to step up, be accountable and make a difference, with the desire to achieve and make a success of this exciting opportunity, please send your up-to-date CV together with benefits package details to quoting ref MS/2203, or call Maria Murphy on 0774 518 4922.

Closing date: 21st June 2021


As specialists in Sales & Marketing Recruitment and Training, SmithCarey Ltd have extensive knowledge and experience of the FMCG market and all trade channels from the recruitment and corporate perspective, which together with face-to-face contact ensures that we understand both our clients and candidates needs. We are fully committed to building long-term client and candidate relationships based on trust and results, which ensures candidates can effectively manage their ‘career road map’ and get the right job, not just any job, as well as ensuring our clients select the best talent.

We are passionate and committed to helping ambitious, commercial talent achieve their potential in some of food and drink’s most progressive and respected companies.

Find Us
01488 649 360
SmithCarey Limited
PO Box 735
PE29 9PH
United Kingdom


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