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Assistant Planner - FMCG / Manufacturing

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : MANPC421
  • Location: England, West Yorkshire, Bradford
  • Sector: Planning, Transport Planning, Built Environment
  • Salary: £25000 per annum
  • Date posted: 12/01/2017
This vacancy has now expired.

Immediate start!
Pension + Company Benefits

Responsible for Planning KPI reporting, monitoring finished goods stock levels and liaising with sales on derogations
Responsible for SAP material master data, STO monitoring and process order maintenance
Support planner with factory daily scheduling and plan attainment

*Liaise with manufacturing to track plan attainment and communicate issues and resolutions
*Monitor customer orders versus forecast on a daily basis
*Create and maintain SAP STOs for stock transfer to external distribution
*Liaise with sales and NPD to support new product launches
*Analyse customer service levels and problem solve issues on a daily basis
*Support planner in reviewing daily production schedules and communicating to manufacturing
*Daily problem solving, service issues, supplier delays, forecast changes.
*High levels of confidentiality regarding customer activity, launches, and company manufacturing strategy
*Monitor raw material / packaging stock levels for potential obsolete stocks
*Use SAP MRP to optimise stock levels and communicate changes to suppliers
*Provide Holiday cover for Planner
*Provide holiday cover for Material Scheduler
*Maintain adequate stock to meet customer orders and minimise obsolete stocks
*Continuous trade off between service levels, stockholding and manufacturing efficiencies
*Operationally underpin a number of sections including manufacturing, sales & forecasting and distribution
*Monitor customer orders and forecasts to improve service levels

*Excellent interpersonal skills
*Confident to communicate at all levels, both internally and with external suppliers
*Ability to prioritise
*Knowledge of SAP desirable
*Strong excel skills

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office