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Supply Chain Planner

  • Location: Chester
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Company benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Consumer Goods
  • Function: Material Planner
  • Contact: Adam Davies
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 June 2021
  • Job Ref: 28441/001_1620972286



£30,000- £35,000+ Excellent Benefits

We are working with a leading Manufacturing business who produce highly specialist products to a global customer base. This is an excellent opportunity for a planning professional to join their progressive and forward thinking business.

The Role

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Planner will be a pivotal member of the planning team. You will ensure optimization of short & medium term production plans

  • The role is responsible for reviewing demand and supply
  • Maintain optimum balance between manufacturing efficiency and inventory levels
  • Working with key stakeholders Production scheduler, Quality, Logistics and deployment to minimise impact of production and supply issues.
  • KPIs Schedule adherence, OE, changes to plan
  • Continuous Improvement mind-set
  • Replenish stock as necessary in accordance with EMEA Supply Chain procedures
  • Communicates with Suppliers to monitor conformance to plan and resolve as far as possible any shortfall identified

The Person

The ideal candidate for this role will be highly organised planner. You must be comfortable working in a fast paced manufacturing environment. Key criteria to be consider for the role will be as follows;

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a planning function with a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Supply and Demand experience, including forecasting would be advantageous
  • Strong IT capabilities (Excel in particular)
  • Previous use of MRP/ ERP systems
  • Excellent communicator

The Company

A high profile Manufacturer of Nutritional consumer based products who are going through a significant period of growth. They have an excellent track record of developing their people, making this an exciting opportunity for ambitious applicants looking to further their careers. On top of a great salary, they have brilliant company benefits including flexible working hours. If you're interested , then please apply now for consideration.