Supply Chain / Materials Planner / Production Planner

Supply Chain / Materials Planner / Production Planner

Job Title: Supply Chain / Materials Planner / Production Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Waterlooville, Hampshire
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5743_1556812069
Contact Name: Dynamite Recruitment
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2019 16:47

Job Description

Supply Chain / Materials planner / Production Planner

Duration: This is a temporary position to start Immediately and for 3 - 4 months
Salary : £20000 - £22000 pro rata
Hours of work : Monday to Friday 8am to 5.30pm
Business Laptop provided
Monthly wellness clinic with massages
Subsidised breakfast and lunch every Friday

Dynamite recruitment is currently working in partnership with an award-winning family run business who are based in the Portsmouth area

Our client is a leading specialist within their industry and due to rapid growth, they are now looking to recruit a supply chain coordinator to join the business

Are you an experienced planner / materials coordinator / Supply chain coordinator ideally with knowledge of all aspects of FMCG planning? If so, this could be a great opportunity to consider

As a Supply Chain Coordinator / Materials Planner your responsibilities will include the following

  • Production scheduling - ensuring that the production plan is SMART and finished goods inventory is maintained in line with forecasted requirements.
  • Identifying and evaluating any inefficiencies in the production plan and suggesting positive improvements
  • Inventory management - Ensuring Finished goods, Raw and dry materials inventory targets are reviewed and updated regularly
  • MRP - Managing the flow of raw and dry materials through the business to ensure availability on both is optimised
  • Ensuring inbound delivery plan is maintained and updated with consideration shown to on site capacity
  • Managing and booking inbound transport ensuring transport efficiency is optimised
  • Communication with production and despatch departments to aid information flow throughout the business
  • Managing supplier relationships and working with Head of Supply chain to ensure supplier scorecards are updated and reviewed
  • Reconciling invoices with the finance team

The ideal person will have

  • Will be available Immediately
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office packages, including advanced understanding of Excel
  • Proven track record of driving change and new processes through continuous improvement
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Experience of lean methodology
  • Experience of working in a project change environment
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Self-motivated with Excellent Attention to detail
  • Profound analytical skills
  • Requires problem-solving skills to Root Cause Corrective Action and solve common problems
  • Working knowledge of Kan-Ban systems
  • Working with ERP systems (implementation experience preferred)
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to prioritise work load effectively
  • Minimum of 1 years' experience inside a FMCG business.

To be considered please submit your CV immediately

Dynamite Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.