Supply Planner (production / materials)

Supply Planner (production / materials)

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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A specialist food business is currently seeking a Supply Planner to join their established team at their UK HQ in Liverpool. Reporting to the Planning Manager, the successful Supply Planner will be responsible for material planning, coordinating production scheduling and forecasting of finished goods & raw materials from co manufacturers and suppliers.

The successful Supply Planner will ideally have FMCG manufacturing experience in a production planning or materials planning / scheduling role taking into account forward sales forecasts. You will have excellent relationship building skills being able to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels across the business.

Supply Planner responsibilities include:

• Provide day to day coordination between co-manufacturers, suppliers and internal stakeholders
• Raise Purchase Orders and follow up with suppliers as necessary
• Review daily stock requirements
• Monitor forecast against sales to ensure optimal stock levels to meet customer requirements Highlight and action potential stock and shelf life issues
• Management of co manufacturer relationships in regards to planning and production
• Understand and manage stock holding levels to agreed Key Performance Indicators
• Resolve any production challenges to ensure all agreed metrics are hit

Application via CV

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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