The Production Planner will own the material planning process for a particular brand end to end. They will be responsible for the SKU creation process including creation of BOM's and managing relationships with key suppliers and fillers.
UK based FMCG cosmetic brand based in Watford, who pride themselves on being ambitious, agile, and approachable in providing innovative marketing solutions, which, have proven to be the foundation for their global success.
They are looking for an eager production planner, who they can grow and develop with their business.
The Production Planner will fully own the production planning and material planning for a brand within the FMCG cosmetic industry.
Create and maintain Bill of Materials
Analyse NPD & Production Bill of Materials ensure stock is correctly consumed on Production Orders
Manage Production Planning for allocated brands
Work with Project Managers on new launches assisting in transition of new products into production
Ensure Contract Fillers adhere to agreed production plans
Ensure on-time deliveries for components & finished products
Create and maintain Purchase Orders and Production Orders in SAP
Process and approve invoices
Recommend and lead Inventory management projects
Report any potential OOS risks
Perform regular stock checks with Contract Fillers
Root cause stock discrepancies and carry out stock adjustments
Building relationships across various departments & internationally
Liaise with Suppliers, Contract Manufacturers and Internal Departments
Ensure Technical & Quality specifications are adhered toProfile
The successful candidate will be from a planning background with proven supply chain experience, who is determined to progress their career in the FMCG/cosmetic industry.
A driven, ambitious professional looking to develop their career in Production Planning
Previous experience in Supply Chain and Procurement
Advanced experience with Excel and the ability to manipulate large data sets
Systems driven with good analytical skills, experience working with SAP Business is desired
Excellent time and self-management
Capacity to work under high pressure
Is a team player and works co-cooperatively with others
Ability to learn quickly
Degree beneficial but not essential
Experience in Supply Chain related industry
Salary up to £30,000
Opportunity to work within a fast growing company