Raw Materials Scheduler - 9 Month FTC (Mat Leave)

Raw Materials Scheduler - 9 Month FTC (Mat Leave)

Reference number: HR Team
Closing date: 27 Oct 17
Salary: £24,000
Location: Newbury
HR Contact: HR Team

We are looking for a detail oriented and confident Raw Materials Scheduler to cover Maternity leave on a 9 month FTC. You will be an excellent communicator and multi-tasker with the ability to make sound decisions based on complex information.

In this role you will plan and manage the inventory of Raw materials and Packaging to ensure timely delivery to meet the production plan whilst maintaining accurate stock profile and adhering to cost, minimum load and space restrictions.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the production planners to calculate volumes of raw materials and packaging required to fulfil the production plans aiming for 100% availability
  • Progressing of purchase orders with suppliers notifying the planners of any potential supply issues which could impact on the production plan.
  • React to any changes in the production plans which may result in reviewing existing purchase orders with suppliers.
  • Production of weekly KPIs and data analysis.
  • Work with the warehouse manager and buyers to conduct a full review of Suppliers to identify constraints.
  • Work with the stock controllers to ensure that any daily variances and stock outs are investigated and the system updated accordingly.
  • Take ownership for the Booking In process.
  • Liaise with the Goods in team to make sure Delivery calendar is well maintained.
  • Manage invoice queries with suppliers and within the business in a timely manner.
  • Any other duties which might reasonably be requested in association with this role in order to meet the needs of the business

 Candidate Requirements:

  • An experienced Raw materials Scheduler – from the food industry
  • A strong IT systems user – Microsoft Excel is a must
  • A confident communicator at all levels
  • Highly organised and detail orientated with ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

The Procurement Planner is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week, paying £24,000 per annum based at our Newbury site – Driving licence is recommended due to our location.

In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview.

English Provender Company recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and we therefore welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community.”


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