Planner/Graduate Planner

D R Newitt
United Kingdom
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Planner/Graduate Planner

My client is a well-known market leader within the food manufacturing & services industry based in the North West. We want to engage with enthusiastic individuals looking to grow and take on a challenge within Planning & Purchasing but not limited to this area from an FMCG environment.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Planning and scheduling accordingly
  • Creating accurate forecasting plans on a weekly basis
  • Being the point-of-contact between internal stakeholders - to resolve any potential issues
  • Maintaining and reporting up-to-date and accurate statistics, management reports, and analysis
  • Communicating with customers, planning, logistics


  • Experience in Logistics/Planning/Production role is an advantage
  • Superb communication and organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving state of mind - have proactive attitude
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Rigorous attention to detail and quality
  • Experience in ERP system or familiar with this
  • Proficiency in Excel (good with figures/spreadsheets)
  • Responsibility for own work, self-motivation, flexibility and enthusiasm


  • Pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours

This is a great opportunity for a junior candidate who is currently working in a supply chain role with a good amount of customer contact or a recent graduate with a relevant degree in supply chain with very good interpersonal skills.

The basic salary for the role is £20-25k and you will receive full development with a great career opportunity to progress within the business.

Keywords - Graduate Planner, Demand Planner, Buyer, Purchaser, MSC, Supply Planner, Production Planning, Forecasting

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