Materials Planner

B3 Jobs Ltd
17 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Materials Planner

Job ref: 62382 | £30,000 | Cambridgeshire

The company

You will be working for a manufacturer of premium quality products which supplies throughout the UK as well as overseas. It is undergoing rapid expansion which is set to increase even more over the next few years. Therefore, this is an excellent time to join this innovative business which offers a challenging and rewarding work environment.

The job

Your core responsibility will be to ensure all materials are available on time and in full, servicing all channels and territories, whilst maintaining inventory value to a minimum. You will manage stock to agreed levels and optimise stock holding by engaging with key stakeholders across the business and supply base.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure all purchase orders are placed in line with supplier lead-times
  • Ensure delivery is received on time and in full
  • Manage supplier relationships to ensure standards are met
  • Manage material shortages and communicate to all relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure alignment on future risks and upcoming events
  • Ensure Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) is maintained
  • Manage redundant stock ensuring minimal stock and any upcoming risks are escalated
  • Manage international stock holding in line with forecasts whilst adhering to the critical path

Your experience

You will possess strong numeracy, communication and IT skills (including Advanced Excel) plus possess a solid track record in material/supply chain planning, most preferably food manufacturing. You will have supplier management experience and an understanding of retailer and internal customer management. A commercial and strategic mindset is essential, and together with drive and determination, you’ll have the ability to think bigger, grow your role and be excited by implementing change.

More details

The Materials Planner job is based in Cambridgeshire and is paying £30,000. The working hours are 8.00am to 4.30pm.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Materials Planner job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job by emailing me, Becky Gander, quoting job reference 62382.

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

Raw Materials Planner | Ingredients Buyer | Supply Planner | Production Planner | Supply Chain Planner | Food Supply Chain Coordinator | Food Manufacturing Supply Chain Jobs | Cambridgeshire

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