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Planning & Supply Chain Coordinator

b3 jobs
North West England
Competitive salary
Closing date
14 Jul 2021

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Graduate, Planning, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Planning & Supply Chain Coordinator

Job ref: 62811 | Competitive Salary | North West

The company

This role is working for a well-established prepared foods manufacturer which produces great tasting products to the highest quality standards.

Based in a modern, BRC accredited facility, the business work with some of the biggest and most progressive names in grocery retail, wholesale, and convenience stores.

The job

This is a fantastic opportunity; the business is a great place to work having clear values and entrepreneurial spirit working together as a team. The business is undergoing great success and growth and can offer an exciting and rewarding working environment.

The Planning & Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for producing the weekly production and material requirement plans for the factory whilst considering customer demand, raw material availability and lead times as well as distribution.

Key duties:

  • Liaise with NAMs to discuss forward planning, forecast models and factory capacity.
  • Manage all stock and distribution to all 3rd party hauliers, monitoring daily sales and deliveries to customer depots.
  • Maintain and develop internal stock and planning systems to ensure accuracy, efficient purchasing and maintain a high service level to all customers.
  • Work closely with the stock team to reduce waste and implement an effective stock management solution.
  • Close liaison with warehouse personnel for booking in raw materials, distribution of finished goods and warehouse space availability.

Your experience

To be considered for the Planning & Supply Chain Coordinator job, you will possess solid production planning/supply chain experience within a food manufacturing environment together with stock management and purchasing working knowledge.

However, the company would also consider a graduate with a supply chain/ production planning related degree and looking for their first supply chain job. A completed industrial placement or post-grad experience would be a benefit.

You will understand the food manufacturing end-to-end supply chain including warehousing and logistics plus be able to identify areas for efficiency improvements.

Excellent communication and relationship building skills are also required, together with advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications.

More details

The Planning & Supply Chain Coordinator job is based in the North West region and is paying a competitive salary according to experience.

The working hours are 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

How to apply

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

What happens next?

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Alternate job titles

Production Planner | Supply Chain Planner | Logistics Coordinator | Materials Planner | Materials Controller | Planning Coordinator | Food Production Planning Jobs | Graduate Supply Chain Jobs | North West | Lancashire


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