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Supply Chain Planner

Silver Stone Search & Selection Ltd
Up To C£45K DOE
Closing date
8 Mar 2019

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Planning, Supply Chain
Contract Type
Full Time
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Supply Chain Planner

Up to £45K



As one of the market leaders in their sector of the Food industry, our client manufacturers high quality fast paced chilled products to the UK's leading retailers and food service customers. Their strength is not only innovating the market place but also their dedication and focus on delivering the most exceptional product offering and service to their customers through their quality and dedication to an effective supply chain process. As part of this ongoing focus they are now seeking a driven and capable planner to come into the team.

The Role:

Reporting to the Supply Chain Planning Lead  you will:

 -       Effectively manage the supply chain, providing support to the team, enhancing productivity, customer service as well as optimising stocks and minimising wastage.

-       Balance product supply from multiple manufacturing sites delivering against time plans to meet demand forecasts.

-       Review Demand forecasts and the knock-on impact to operations

-       Work in partnership with Demand Planning and commercial teams improve communication of operational plans, understanding promotional volume opportunities.

The Person:

 -       Of graduate calibre you will have a minimum of 2 years experience in a supply chain / planning role within an FMCG business.

-       You will have excellent knowledge of MRP and other forecasting / planning systems.

-       Proven analytical skills and ability to use data to assist in decision making

-       A logical approach to solving problems combined with strong organisational skills is key.

-       Experience of working within and S&OP environment would be an advantage.

-       Experience of cost based / driven planning and optimisation systems would be an advantage


Silver Stone Search & Selection is an innovative and professional recruitment business which provides a tailored resourcing service to both clients and candidates. Operating primarily in Food, FMCG, Consumer goods, Retail and Pharmaceutical sectors we have over 20 years recruitment experience in commercial and operational disciplines across middle to senior management.

We take the time to understand people’s individual requirements and listen to what they want rather than assuming we already know. Our industry specific experience and use of recruitment best practice enables us to qualify candidates’ experiences as well as grasp our clients’ cultural requirements.

We have a consultative style and believe in a transparent recruitment process. We have worked hard to develop our sector knowledge and we work harder to maintain it in order that we can build strong rapport with clients and candidates alike. It is this knowledge and rapport that enables us to understand your needs and exceed your expectations whether you are a candidate or a client. Our knowledge gives us the ability to match clients and candidates cultural similarities which is at the centre of our success.

Find Us
08448 550000
1-2 House View
Baynards Green
OX27 7SG
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