Planner

Location
Kent
Salary
GBP20000 - GBP30000 per annum +
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Ref
13858817/001
Contact
Sarah Besant
Job Level
Planner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Joining a Kent based FMCG business, the Planner will be tasked with producing, communicating and managing an effective production plan while overseeing the continuity of supply of raw materials and packaging.

Client Details

A Global FMCG company are seeking a Planner to join their Supply Chain team based in Kent. Recognised as a leading provider with the FMCG industry my client take great pride in their workforce, dedicating time to develop and support.

Description

The key responsibilities of the Planner include:

  • Planning and scheduling all raw materials in line with customer demand
  • Liaising closely with pack-house managers to identify any risks to the forecast and provide solutions
  • Managing and controlling all stock levels for raw materials and finished goods
  • Liaising with account managers and production teams in regards to launches, delists and trials
  • Ensuring planned production achieve the most cost effective utilisation of time, labour, materials and packaging
  • Initiating changes and improvements to the planning process and system in order to enhance performance
  • Maintaining and updating all planning and schedule data
  • Contributing to the daily and weekly planning meetings

Profile

The successful Planner will be able to demonstrate:

  • An understanding of planning / purchasing within an FMCG environment
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload
  • Strong IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills

Job Offer

Competitive annual salary + benefits