Stansted, Essex
£65,000 - £72,000 + benefits
23 Nov 2017
23 Dec 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type


£65,000 - £72,000 + benefits


We produce a range of chilled and frozen products specialising in branded and own label ranges.  They are sold in premium retail across Europe and the UK.

Some of our factories are state of the art with others being updated to improve efficiency.

WHAT YOU WILL DO: Reporting to the General Manager you will lead a large team of talented people working across the Planning and Logistics functions within an integrated supply chain.

  • Make recommendations on the direction of the supply network and have the gravitas to support a strategic proposal.
  • Support the implementation of an ERP system into the business in order to improve controls and systems.
  • Produce forwards capacity plans which show customer sales demand and model factory capacity.
  • Maintain an inventory planning system for finished goods which uses forecast demand and stock holding policies which optimise efficiency and service levels.
  • Manage the materials requirements planning system which maintains materials stocks and produces ingredient and packaging orders to fulfil the production plan.
  • Manage the scheduling of production (including mixing, processing, and packing) on a daily basis.
  • In conjunction with the Operations Director and the commercial team, negotiate third-party finished product prices, supply and distribution agreements.
  • Liaise with the main retailers and the NAM’s on promotional planning and forecasting.
  • Negotiate prices, payment terms, and supply agreements with all materials and consumables suppliers to the factory

ABOUT YOU: You will have previous experience in multi-site operational role, and have the ability to champion a ‘right first time’ ethos.

  • Possess a BTEC HNC/HND or degree in supply chain management, or business studies, but this is not essential if the candidate has the relevant work experience.



APPLY: Trust your impulses and tell us why you should be part of our talented team by calling our resourcing partner or email your cv to us ( in Word format) via the apply button quoting reference 3049/48

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 



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