Supply Chain Planner

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum
Reference: BBBH1256_1582624379
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Normanton, Full Time, £28,000 - £30,000 DOE

Our client is dynamic, driven and totally focused on satisfying their customers from start to finish; from innovative product development right through to consumer feedback, they seek to exceed expectation at every turn and, when recruiting, always look for like-minded individuals to join them. As a business who proudly care about their staff, they are passionate about the development, training and job satisfaction of employees and foster a culture of acceptance and diversity that empowers individuals to achieve.
Due to continued growth, they are now looking for a self-starting Supply Chain Planner with FMCG experience, gained in a fast-paced environment, to join them on a permanent basis at their site in Normanton. As the site is in operation 24-hours a day, it is very important that applicants have the flexibility to work outside of standard hours on occasion to ensure that critical support is available across all shift patterns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gaining an understanding of all processes on site to enable efficient planning.
  • To input and reconcile factory production to ensure adherence to plans.
  • To communicate with production employees, to ensure timely completion and dispatch of production.
  • To ensure orders are correct and put into appropriate systems for 3rd party to then delivered to our customer within time deadlines.
  • To communicate with meat suppliers/hauliers, to ensure timely deliveries to and from production site.
  • Expedition of time critical items as directed by senior management.
  • To ensure continuous supply of meat to achieve plans and orders.
  • To input process critical documents onto appropriate systems.
  • To help manage stocks of third-party products, ensuring full availability, with minimal waste.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • At least 3 years' experience within a Production Planning environment
  • Ideally, you will have previous relevant experience which, involved analytical thinking
  • Educated to a degree level in a related subject: Food, Business Management, Supply Chain, or Manufacturing would be an advantage
  • Excellent leadership potential and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication both face to face, written and via the telephone, organisational, analytical and attention to detail skills
  • The ability to plan ahead, whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent Administrative skills

Closing date is 25/03/2020
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