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Materials Planner

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  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gabi Rackauskaite

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


An incredibly exciting and fast growing drinks business are seeking an experienced material planner to join their supply chain team to manage and ensure healthy inventory levels of packaging and raw materials.

We are looking for a bright, dedicated and self-motivated individual who is looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make it their own. You will be joining an incredibly ambitious and exciting team, with great progression opportunities.

About the role:

  • Maintain a healthy stockpile of raw ingredients and packaging across multiple production locations.

  • Forecasting short, medium and long term future material usage across all suppliers.

  • Place packaging orders ahead of scheduled finished good production

  • Responsible for raising, checking and closing all ingredient and packaging POs in ERP system.

  • Working closely with production planners, safeguarding supply of ingredients and packaging.

  • Spotting opportunities for improving processes and rolling them out to stakeholders.

About you:

  • Degree educated or equivalent

  • 2+ years experience in a similar FMCG business

  • Highly numerate and confident to manipulate data in ERP systems

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong communicator

  • Structured, self-motivated and ambitious

  • Able to think fast in a busy environment

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.