Overview

We are recruiting for a dynamic growing business supplying fresh perishable products from all over the world to the retail sector across the UK and Europe. The company operates from a start of the art facility in Cambridgeshire and is embarking on its next phase of growth as a leading firm across the industry.

They are seeking a Graduate Planner to join the team working Monday to Friday.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creating demand and usage from weekly forecasts given by commercial department for both raw materials and packaging.
  • Updating the MRP and ERP systems with all forecasts and monitoring the sales vs the forecasts and making necessary adjustments with suppliers and production schedules.
  • Ensuring accuracy of the MRP System.
  • Ensuring there is adequate raw materials and packaging to meet production demands.
  • Communicating effectively with all departments on a daily basis.
  • Planning ahead covering range changes and peaks for raw materials and packaging.
  • Reviewing daily/weekly forecasts and highlighting anomalies.
  • Plan the production lines and allocate labour against available capacity in order to ensure that orders are completed on time and as efficiently as possible.
  • Identify areas where costs can be critical based on your decisions and work your line manager to control and improve.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Work experience in a similar role within Fresh Produce / Food Production / FMCG environment would be beneficial
  • Business or Science related Degree
  • Proficient at using IT systems, with an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel packages
  • Experience with Rubicon ERP System would be beneficial

Hours; Monday – Friday

Salary; Up to £22k dependent on experience

Location; Cambridgeshire

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful business, at an exciting time and gain knowledge & experience within the Fresh Produce sector.

Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Graduate Planner on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV for consideration to info@tailormaderesources.co.uk