Stock and Production Planner

Employer
HR Caddy Ltd
Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
£28,000 per annum
Closing date
5 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Planning, Production, Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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HR Caddy Ltd are supporting our client with finding a Stock and Production Planner for their business. Suncream Dairies Ltd are a family-owned ice cream manufacturer based in the Midlands, who are a significant producer of both luxury and affordable ice creams. 

The company is going through a significant period of growth and change and requires a candidate with previous experience of holding a planning role in a food production environment. 

This position reports directly into the Office Manager and responsibilities include:

  • Developing and controlling the current stock of raw materials and packaging along with managing dairy production plans.
  • Planning the weekly and daily activities of the production dairies, ensuring all customers are always fully serviced and stocked
  • Management of all the raw materials and packaging on site, including negotiating both ‘spot buys’ and annual supply contracts with the help of the Managing Director
  • Raising purchase orders and ensuring timely deliveries, and trouble shooting any short supply issues
  • Overseeing stocktake processes, in conjunction with the Head of Warehouse and resolving any anomalies
  • Working with NPD to source new raw materials and packaging
  • Significantly influencing the introduction of the new Warehouse Management System in order to develop an efficient stock control process
  • Using Excel to develop a forward planning tool that combines sales data history, seasonal peaks and troughs and retailer promotions
  • Control of customer stock planning tools

And the candidate:

  • Must previously have held a planning role in a food production environment
  • Must have strong Excel skills and be super accurate with numbers and data
  • Must be able to negotiate well and communicate effectively with suppliers and senior management
  • Be prepared to be able to be both ‘hands on’ and desk based

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