Being one of the world's largest suppliers the premium fresh produce and due to consistent growth and expansion of the business, our client is currently looking for a Stock Planner. This produce business supplies quality vegetables to the leading UK retailers all year round.
About the role:
You will need to place weekly orders and ensure delivery from the agreed suppliers and existing contracts as agreed with procurement. Liaise with buying, production, goods in and quality control on a daily basis and ensure the required material is available, as required by the production departments, whilst ensuring that minimum stock levels are maintained.
You will be reporting to the Senior Planning Manager in the department and need to maintain an effective level of communication with internal and external teams/stakeholder's.
You must ensure you adhere to all procedures and policies relating to food safety and ensure the business needs are met at all times. You will need to ensure you endeavour to support the key lean initiatives relating to waste minimisation and continuous improvement. You will need to cover weekends, peak periods and bank holidays on a rotating basis.
The Ideal Candidate:
You will need to be a hard-working individual, ideally with a fresh produce or horticultural background. A passion for the industry is a must. You will need to be able to communicate and work with all team members and be able to create a positive working environment at all times.
Willingness to learn and the keenness to investigate issues surrounding stock and wastage.
Team orientated whilst being individually motivated. You need the ability to communicate with varying levels of management within the business to ascertain the knowledge needed to complete the daily tasks.
If this position sounds like the right opening for you, please don't hesitate to get in touch with Laura Brockbank. Please call 01780 480530. 07522237517 or email me at
Laura specialises in our Sales and Commercial roles and is only too happy to have a confidential conversation to try and help you find the best role for you.