ASSISTANT PLANNER

Recruiter
Resolve Personnel
Location
Manchester
Salary
£20000 per year
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR A PERMANENT ASSISTANT PLANNER FOR A WELL RENOWNED CATERING BUTCHERS.

The purpose of the role is to assist the site planner to control stock levels and ensure the efficient least cost planning of a very fast moving environment.

Base working hours; Monday to Friday 07.00 – 16.00 Sat 07.00 – 12.00 The role will demand a flexible approach to deliver the needs of the business

Main Responsibilities will include

• To manage the stock within both the order picking area and production to understand the manufacturing priorities.
• Producing daily and weekly production plans
• Identifying any stock shortages and rectifying through plan amendment.
• Working closely with the procurement department to ensure optimum levels of raw material are available to achieve the plan.
• Analysing sales data, looking for sales trends and amending factory plans accordingly.
• To ensure the most cost effective plan is produced minimising changeovers and production runs.
Key Performance Indicators include

? Plan Adherence
? Shortages
? Raw material availability

Competencies and Personal Characteristics
• Attention to detail and accuracy
? Stock control experience desirable.
? Is used/capable of working in a cold environment.
? Good knowledge of Microsoft and other software packages
? Welcomes accountability and takes responsibility
? Ability to plan, prioritise, organise well and deliver to agreed deadlines.
? Confidential and professional approach
? Ability to work well under pressure
? Flexible in approach to accommodate business needs
? Effective communicator [verbal and written] and good at hearing
? Team Player who builds good working relationships at all levels and collaborates cross functionally
? Able to work on own initiative, demonstrates good judgement and makes sound timely decisions

Qualifications and Education Requirements
A background in fresh chilled meat/poultry is preferred but not essential as full training will be given.

Preferred Skills
Desirable
? Experience of working within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector
? Good understanding of Manufacturing processes and procedures
? Excellent levels of both written and oral English skills
? IT literate [Experience of ERP]
Essential
? IT literate [Proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Email]
• Good communication skills
• Ability to develop good working relationship with managers in other areas of the business, to deliver the common goals of the business in terms of profitability and provision of agreed service levels to customers.
• Willingness to embrace change, and develop people within your team
• The ability to work to tight deadlines.
• A strong commercial understanding of the business

This is a full time permanent position available immediately.