Brakes Group

Supply Planner

17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Brakes Group
Contract Type
Full Time
Come and join the number one food service company in the country…

With a turnover of over £2.6bn, Brakes Group is a leading supplier to the foodservice industry in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden. The group comprises a family of specialist businesses which are able to deliver everything the caterer needs, including their very successful own brand ranges developed specifically for chefs.

We are currently recruiting for a Supply Planner.
Role Purpose Statement

To maintain stock and availability targets for a specified group of SKU`s or depots in line with pre-determined company targets.
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

- Processing internal and external purchase orders in line with requirements of specific ERP platform(s)
- Maintaining company owned stock and end-to-end service levels
- Developing and maintaining meaningful supplier/depot relationships
- Report on issues that may result in either stock write off and/or excess storage charges
- Evaluate a number of pre-generated reports
- Prioritisation of requirements vs. plan
- Escalate issues

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

- 'A' level or equivalent education level as a minimum, degree preferred
- Minimum of 2 years supply or stock control experience preferred, preferably within an FMCG environment.
- Firm focus on maintaining/improving customer satisfaction & the ability to work both accurately and to deadlines, often on one's own initiative.
- Excellent communication skills are essential as is computer literacy,

The Business

Employing over 10,000 people, the group supplies a diverse customer base, which includes, independent pubs, restaurants and hotels, schools, hospitals, contract caterers and well-known national chains. Brakes Group has developed a clear customer focus and a strong understanding of the needs of the foodservice sector providing innovative products and services and is committed to improving both the environment and the communities it serves. Brakes Group operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.