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Job Title: Planner/Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent!
REF: BBBH10832_1655470278
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

Due to continued growth for this specialist food manufacturing business, there is now an excellent opportunity for a Planner/Buyer to join the team.

This is a key role that will allow a supply chain professional to maximise the potential for the department and ensure an efficient plan is produced in order to meet customer expectations.

Reporting to the Production Manager, typical responsibilities as Planner/Buyer will be to: -

  • Carry out operational procurement activities, ensuring the continuity of vital goods and services for production.
  • Produce and manage the daily production schedule based on customer orders, available materials and manufacturing capacity.
  • Identify risk to supply and coordinate internally to find solutions.
  • Work with customer services to identify long term forecasts and demand.
  • Look to improve current planning processes.
  • Work with key suppliers to ensure material availability.

The successful Planner/Buyer will: -

  • Have purchasing and planning experience gained in a manufacturing environment.
  • Enjoy the opportunity to develop a robust planning system.
  • Be able to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be highly organised and have good IT skills.

On offer: -

  • A salary circa £40,000
  • Pension
  • Hybrid working
  • Working hours 8-4 or 8.30-4.40 Monday to Friday
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Well being scheme
  • Realistic progression potential
  • Great working environment.

Interested? Please follow the 'apply now' link to send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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