Supply Planner

Leicestershire Permanent £30,000 - £31,000 per year
  • Join one of the UK's leading food manufacturing companies in Supply Chain
  • Progressive manufacturing environment - Leicestershire based

About Our Client

My client are a food manufacturing business who thrive on improving company culture, celebrating success and supporting local communities.

Job Description

  • As Supply Chain Shift Planner you will:
  • To engage management if there are any significant issues affecting any of the above being achieved.
  • To assist with the implementation of new systems and processes that assist with the smooth running of the operation while also building a robust planning process for the future business.To have robust processes that ensure effective running during weekends and holidays and people know what to do in exceptional circumstances.
  • To produce and communicate accurate and reliable production plans to maximise sales and service while minimising cost per unit. This includes materials, labour and line planning and scheduling and requires liaison with production, hygiene and engineering and external parties including customers, hauliers, and suppliers.
  • To download orders from customers and update production plans making any changes as necessary and communicate with 3rd parties.
  • To monitor progress against production plan ensuring we are where we think we are.
  • To purchase flour for both sites ensuring we have the right amount at the right time and communicate with suppliers.
  • Communicate our transport requirements to our hauliers ensuring we have the right number of lorries at the right time and manage communication with all parties when things are not according to plan. This includes the establishment of cost-effective vehicle scheduling and management of issues that may impact on this (vehicle problems and factory issues which may cause delays)

The Successful Applicant

  • 3 years + experience as a production planning role or similar within supply chain - Essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Essential.
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure, to think quickly and independently - Essential.
  • Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment - Essential.
  • Good understanding of supply chain processes - Essential.
  • Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including Excel - Essential.

What's on Offer

  • Salary
  • Package
  • Pension
  • 4 on 3 off (either Sun-Wed or Wed -Sat)
  • 26.5 days' including public holidays.
Olly Warrington
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8701

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Supply Planning
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Olly Warrington
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8701
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