Distribution Planner

Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
£19000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
15 Aug 2017
12 Sep 2017
Marc Powell
Contract Type
Full Time
Distribution Planner
Based in Kettering, Northamptonshire
Salary: £19,000 - £22,200+ Excellent Benefits

The UK's leading and best-known food on the go retailer is currently looking to recruit an intelligent and enthusiastic Distribution Planner on a temp to perm contract at their Distribution Centre in Kettering, Northamptonshire.

The Role
Reporting to the Inventory Controller, you would play a key role in ensuring ambient, frozen and chilled products are supplied across the company, from factories to end-market, developing distribution and replenishment plans and ensuring consistently high product availability whilst maintaining optimal inventory levels at all times.

You will play an active role in any group product launches or seasonal promotions, and will be expected to set stock levels and maintain forecasts accordingly.

The Candidate
The ideal candidate must have experience providing stock control support in a fast-paced supply chain / distribution environment, ideally FMCG. You must be able to work on your own initiative and possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels. In addition, you should have the ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently, and will require excellent attention to detail and the drive to consistently achieve results. SAP and Excel knowledge would also be an advantage.

The Company
The UK's leading and most well-known bakery retailer. Offering benefits including profit share, pension scheme, medical and health insurance, plus staff discount, this is a fantastic opportunity to play a part in the continued success of a huge household name.

This role may be suitable for you if you have a background in any of the following: Distribution Planner, Supply Chain Assistant, Purchasing Assistant, Buying Assistant, Stock Controller, Inventory Controller, Distribution Assistant.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in: Kettering, Northamptonshire, Northampton, Wellingborough, Rushden, Huntingdon, Peterborough, Corby, Market Harborough, Rugby.

We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.