Food Supply Chain Planning Analyst
£30k + Benefits
Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy,
specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport &
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Strive are genuinely excited to be working with a very well established,
privately owned FMCG manufacturer & distributor who require a Supply Chain
Planning Analyst at their site in Derbyshire.
Note the ideal candidate must have experience in working with
short-shelf life products – ideally food / drink with a stock turnaround of 2
Reporting into the Head of Supply Chain Planning,
you will be expected to:
Use analytical methods to
forecast and manage
stock levels in line with agreed parameters and customer requirements.
material plans are to be produced and reviewed advising procurement on future
purchases or variances in estimates against actual, enabling continued supply
to a diverse customer base.
production plan for the business, this will require analysing the forecast and
ensuring all stock and finished goods
are available to achieve customer requirements.
Responsibilities for the role of Supply Chain Planning Analyst:
Produce and maintain the monthly raw material
plans for all SKUs – advising on which product to purchase
Management of stock and analyse the external
coldstore stocks to the agreed levels in line with parameters and customer
Coldstore stock checks and reconciliations
Liaising with transport in reference to
vehicle requirements each day for product to be delivered and dispatched
accordingly for external Coldstores
Coordinate Tempering of required raw
materials to meet business needs
Coordinate contract SKU allocations into
Coldstore Intakes to be booked onto the
business MRP system with all relevant data completed
Analyse supplier deliver performance data,
including any potential impact on supply.
Updating the relevant Purchasing Manager on a weekly basis
Update and manage virtual stocks and forward
orders for both chilled and frozen products
Support the Supply Chain Supervisor and
Planning Supervisor to drive a can do approach and help to build a strong team
Candidate for the role of Supply Chain Planning Analyst:
Relevant experience, preferably in a food environment or manufacturing
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret, analyse and
Excellent communication skills
with all stakeholders and with dealing with all different levels within the
Tenacious approach to problem solving
Precise attention to detail
Knowledge and experience of the
Microsoft office suite with advanced knowledge of excel
Able to multi task and work well under pressure in a fast paced
Confident in the use of an MRP/ERP system
Personable and friendly attitude with a ‘Can do approach’
now for immediate consideration!
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