Supply Chain / Logistics Planner

Supply Chain / Logistics Planner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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A leading FMCG manufacturer is looking to recruit a Supply Chain planner to join their Supply Chain planning team. This is a newly created role, created due to huge growth and the desire to improve the service to their customers and suppliers.

This business is expanding and undergoing a huge amount of continued investment and growth, with a fantastic culture, they can fully support those who are keen to progress and develop their career.

Purpose of the role:

Reporting into the Planning Team Leader, your role would be all about controlling the planning and administration to ensure customer & production demand is achieved. Planning all despatches of products with relevant hauliers and communicating with customer services on booking updates. Assisting with the management of haulage companies and reporting on their achievement of KPIs. Administration of sub-contractor transactions including updating records, goods receipting and weighbridge documentation.

Supply Chain Planner - Key responsibilities:
  • Updating production trackers with downtime, change in production volumes and customer forecast/orders.
  • Reviewing and booking containers to manage company & Sub-contractor silo restrictions to ensure no disruption to production
  • Administration of sub-contractor transactions including goods receipting, updating storage records, completing of weighbridge tickets and COA requesting
  • Completing despatch paperwork
  • Providing cover for waste transport planning during periods of sickness and annual leave
Skills, Experience and Knowledge:

The ideal candidate will have experience in a customer service / facing or B2b environment and will have similar planning / administration experience from within any type of planning or administration background, ideally within Transport, Supply chain, Logistics, Warehousing or production environments.

You would need to have strong attention to detail with a professional manner with dealing with customers / suppliers on the phone and any visitors, customers, contractors on-site.

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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