Assistant Planner

Oliver James Associates
£23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
10 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Assistant Planner - Fresh Food Crawley £23k - £25k Benefits A growing FMCG company is looking for a driven and sociable Assistant Planner to join their thriving business based in Crawley. The purpose of this role is to liaise with suppliers on a day to day basis and place weekly orders for fresh, ambient and drinks products. You will be building key relationships between the internal and external teams and the customer service team to help support inventory reduction and increase OTIF. Key Responsibilities: Place daily fresh and ambient food orders Liaise with suppliers on a daily basis to ensure stock is OTIF Check and maintain stock against key availability targets Control of Fresh Food ordering vs wastage targets Deal with day to day warehouse queries Chase outstanding purchase orders General analysis and admin support Key Skills: Graduate calibre A strong understanding of FMCG supply chain Experience working with both internal and external stakeholders Sage experience is highly desirable Highly computer literate - advanced excel Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively Diligent in completion of tasks and projects Strong team player Highly organised and motivated Salary & Benefits: £23k - £25k excellent benefits This job was originally posted as