Supply and Production Planner - Oxfordshire

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
£28,000 - £32,000 per annum
Posted
29 Nov 2016
Closes
27 Dec 2016
Ref
1344742
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Supply and Production Planner
Oxfordshire
£28k - £32k

An exciting FMCG company is looking for a personable and driven Supply and Production Planner for their growing business based in Oxfordshire. Within this role you will be responsible for managing production requirements with contract manufacturers, to ensure the right stock holding of raw materials.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage production requirements with contract manufacturers, to ensure the right stock holding of raw materials.
* Develop strong working relationships with manufacturers to ensure collaborative ways of working and company values are upheld with suppliers. You will be the key operational contact for one of our biggest manufacturer and also for some of our other strategic partners.
* Manage supplier KPIs and SLAs.
* Support the development of NPD by co-ordinating trials and availability of raw materials and packaging.
* Support the purchasing function by running weekly and monthly forecast reports and issuing to suppliers; provide analysis, communicating possible challenges/risks in over or under contracting

Key Skills:

* Degree Educated or equivalent
* A strong understanding of Manufacturing/FMCG supply chain with at least 2 years+ FMCG supply chain experience
* Highly computer literate - advanced excel
* Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
* Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively
* Strong team player
* Highly organised and motivated

Production Planner, Raw Materials, Supply Planner, FMCG