We are looking for a Materials & Production Planner, who is responsible for all Material Planning, Production Planning and Stock Control processes within Operations.

Sound like you? Find out more…

Specific Accountabilities – Materials & Production Planning:

  • Develop daily production schedules for Production teams to ensure optimum operational efficiency whilst ensuring Customer expectations are met.
  • Manage material flow & deliveries from suppliers, ensuring production plan is met.
  • Communicate plans / plan updates with Production teams as required.
  • Monitor performance against schedules, reporting on deficiencies, with reasons.
  • Liaise with Transport planner to maximise efficiency of Production / Transport plans.
  • Ensure Company and legislative H&S standards and procedures are maintained at all times.
  • Communicate / report relevant information and data to senior management in a timely manner.

Specific Accountabilities – Stock Control:

  • Oversee and improve stock control procedures for all aspect of stock – Raw Materials, WIP and Finished Goods.
  • Take daily control of stock replenishment, ensuring that minimum stock levels are maintained for all customers at all time.
  • To review stock levels using ABACA software to ensure any change in customer demand is responded to and appropriate new stock levels agreed.
  • To keep on-site and off-site stock levels to a minimum, and ensure stock write-offs are at zero value
  • Other

Personal Profile:

  • To have had hands-on experience of planning and stock control in an FMCG business.
  • Ideally experienced to CIPS level and is familiar with a high-level operations and procurement environment.
  • A track-record of proven supply chain experience (ideally 3 years +) in a small/medium sized commercial organisation.
  • A good business sense – numerate, IT literate and commercially aware. Good working knowledge of MS Office. Experience of ABACA software an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.
  • Ability to engender good working relationships with both suppliers and colleagues. Co-operative and professional.
  • Willing and able to travel.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Self-motivation and determination.
  • Clear communication skills at all levels, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise their own work load. A reliable, dependable self-starter.
  • Attention to detail – accurate and methodical in work, and will see the job through.
  • Calm, reliable, trustworthy, unflappable.
  • A full driving licence.

KPIs / Measures:

  • Stock Accuracy.
  • OTIF delivery performance.
  • Production throughput / efficiency reports – both for individuals and machines.
  • Adherence to production budgets.

Please apply by e-mail with your full CV and a covering letter (including current salary) to Carol at [email protected]

No agencies please.