Zest Recruitment

Materials Planner

06 Dec 2018
03 Jan 2019
Caroline Johnson
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Materials Planner
Salary - Negotiable
Location - Somerset

With the never ending need to get things right, you're also faced with the challenge of having to be a bit of a whizz kid when it comes to numbers, data and systems. You will have a good grasp on both packaging and raw materials and a real willingness to get stuck in….

You will be joining an innovative, award winning and evolving business based in the lovely area of Somerset. They take a lot of pride in the company they have built and the selection of products they offer. The products produced are well loved and can be found within most homes nationwide. High quality goods, great customers and motivated team - all they need now is a skilled and experienced demand planner to help create both short and long term forecasts to ensure continued success and results consistently.

Are you ready to make the move?

The Materials Planner will:
*Calculate material requirements as outlined in forecasts.
*Work closely with suppliers to ensure stocks are maintained and wastage in minimal.
*Maintain records or orders, deliveries and prices.
*Take active role in general problem solving and project work. Always be generating new ideas to help improve the operation.

You will have experience in the food, drinks or packaging industry and in a relevant role such as a Materials planner, production planner, materials controller, or similar supply chain focussed role.
If this planning opportunity is what you have been looking to step into- do not hesitate to apply for this opportunity with this exciting food business in the area.

It will also be advantageous, but not essential, to have experience working with major UK retailers and with MRP/ERP systems and a strong working knowledge of Excel. You will also need to have a confident but calm approach to tasks and bring a positive energy to the workplace.

This role will be commutable from places with Somerset such as Bridgwater, Yeovil and Taunton.

To apply for the role please click apply or alternatively contact Caroline at Zest on 0117 3252 999 or get in contact via email at cj@zestfoodjobs.co.uk

Zest are specialist recruiters within the food and drink manufacturing industry and Caroline looks after roles within Operations, Supply Chain and Production such as Production Managers, Production Planners, Demand Planners, Supply Chain Managers or Operations Managers.

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