Greencore Group

Supply Chain Planner

Park Royal, London
14 May 2018
11 Jun 2018
Ms Chantelle Christie
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Supply Chain professional within the convenience food market? 

Are you ready for a new challenge? We have a great opportunity for an experienced Planner to join our team based in Park Royal. Main responsibilities

As site planner you will have responsibility for the operational planning function, ensuring that the day to day requirements and longer term goals are achieved.

You’ll be involved with the team that creates production forecasts, schedule and places material orders to ensure that both customer and business targets are achieved.  

Working closely with the operations teams you will ensure that customer orders are captured and efficiently converted into customer deliveries.

It will be essential to ensure that the lines of communication between the company and the customer are clearly defined, closely monitoring and improving the sales forecasting process into an effective business solution. 

In addition you will be required to share forecasts with suppliers and work with them to resolve issues with materials availability and measure, minimise and publish expected obsolete/over stocks (finished product and/or raw materials).

Ideal candidate

This is a fast paced environment, you will bring with you FMCG Knowledge and have experience of working in a fast paced seasonal environment and have experience working with multiple range of SKUS; both short and long lead time

You’ll have experience of understanding sales order processing and distribution plans alongside knowledge of dealing with a broad range of suppliers. You will be an analytical thinker with excellent attention to detail.

Not only will you be working for one of the country’s leading food manufacturers you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.

About the company
Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.   It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.   Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.   Reasons for joining Greencore   Opportunity We create opportunities for our people to take responsibility early in their careers, to develop their skills and capabilities, to work in a wide variety of businesses and roles, and to make a difference.   Investment We invest heavily in our people, facilities and capability to ensure we retain a strong competitive edge in the markets we operate. Developing and training our people is critical to delivery of our strategy.   Passion Our people are passionate about our business and we enjoy what they do. We are also committed to make our business and a supportive and diverse place to work.   Innovation Our capacity to innovate is key to our ongoing success. We ask our people to constantly look for new and better ways of running our business.   Challenge We hold each other to high performance standards and challenge ourselves to improve our business every day.

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