Forecast Planner – Food Manufacturing

Forecast Planner – Food Manufacturing The Role: To provide support to the sales department to produce accurate customer demand forecasts Maintain, develop and monitor forecasting models Monitor divisional stock levels and supporting the operational division to deliver over 99.5% service level Work closely with other departments in the organisation to ensure excellent customer service is delivered To develop relationships with customers, packing centres, forecasting and divisional management Work with all other teams in the business to understand any changes in demand and find solutions to rectify any possible issues Liaise with supply chain contacts at the main retailers to develop relationships and improve data intelligence Ensuring that forecast accuracy is improved to facilitate improved business planning Collating yield and efficiency data to monitor product utilisation The Candidate: A strong food background and have experience of working with the large UK retailers building relationships. Advanced experience in demand forecasting and planning for the past two years is essential Commercially minded Good working knowledge of the supply chain process Excellent Excel / PowerPoint and IT systems skills Experience of MRP / ERP useful but not...

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Shift Maintenance Engineer £30-35,000 Kent

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a division of a major UK Food Manufacturing Group with factories in Ireland, UK and Europe, their commitment to excellence impacts on every aspect of its business. Our teams of experienced and reliable meat experts are passionate about building lasting partnerships in the European retail, manufacturing and food service sectors. Their customers are the major grocery multiples and high profile caterers / food service and require the best 365 days of the year. That means central packing and sophisticated distribution, a revolutionary supply chain in the industry which is being led and developed by our client. Only well-resourced companies can compete for such business. We want the best people to work for us and we know that a supportive and friendly working environment plays a key role in attracting and retaining employees. We promote the sharing of knowledge and invest strongly in training and development. Job Role An opportunity has arisen for the requirement of a Multi-Skilled Engineer who are qualified up to or above an ONC, BTec or similar Electrical Qualification. The Multi-Skilled Engineer must be competent in Fault Finding Techniques. The role of Multi-Skilled Engineer may include general factory services, which can include pumps, control and waste water treatment. The Multi-Skilled Engineer must have experience on working on Refrigeration and Steam Generation equipment. The Multi-Skilled Engineer must have the...

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Stock Manager £28-32,000 M40

Stock Manager £28-32,000 M40 This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and quality driven food manufacturer who supply a wide range of premium products primarily within the baking and ingredients categories. You will be producing major brands as well as grocery retailer own label products across a hugely diverse product range incorporating several hundred SKUs. Reporting to the Managing Director you will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of our stock are examined, controlled and communicated in an accurate and timely manner. Within the role your primary responsibilities will include monitoring the accuracy of sales forecasts and challenge / advise the team on how we can improve the quality of the data. You will provide daily communication of all potential Stock shortages to allow Management/Sales to proactively manage CSL and customer liaison. This will also include communication of reasons for stock problems (Sales over FC, production issues, supplier problems etc) along with clear and accurate communication on “back in stock” dates. As the Stock Manager you will co-ordinate “Stock allocation” so we make informed judgements, agreed with the team along with monthly reporting of Overstocks and BBE issues directly to the relevant Sales personnel. The Stock Manager will Chair a Monthly cross functional Stock Management meeting to highlight key adverse variances and causals to include a Monthly clean down of all “Stock on hold” issues as...

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Technical Manager M40 £50,000 + Bonus + Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and quality driven food manufacturer who supply a wide range of premium products primarily within the baking and ingredients categories. You will be producing major brands as well as grocery retailer own label products across a hugely diverse product range incorporating several hundred SKUs. Reporting to the Managing Director you will be responsible for the technical management of all production, including product safety and legality, process control, traceability, quality assurance, quality control with support from the Quality Co-ordinator. You will ensure adherence to all food safety standards and legislation to meet internal and external requirements with particular emphasis on BRC accreditation. Including, but not limited to the implementation and development of the company Quality and Food Safety Management System. Manage, develop and ensure compliance to HACCP and all regulatory / compliance matters, including keeping up-to-date with current legislation and customer policies. Furthermore you will ensure production environments are maintained to high standards. As Company Technical Manager you will take a lead with pack copy approval to ensure compliance with current Food Labeling Regulations. Within your team you will ensure that training is delivered to ensure staff have adequate knowledge to achieve. The Technical Manager will also contribute to the formulation, delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement of the Manufacturing Strategy to provide operational effectiveness and ensure technical integrity. Your team will...

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International Business Development Manager – Food c£40k + Bonus Oxon

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing and privately owned FMCG business based in Oxfordshire. Due to continued growth year on year in both the UK and International divisions, an opportunity has arisen for a European Export Manager to join the sales and marketing team. The organisation has a selection of instantly recognisable products and brands in it’s portfolio and the successful candidate will enjoy a breadth of opportunities to grow and develop these. In addition to working with the company’s branded products you will also have the opportunity to work with a number of very high profile licensed products as well as retailer own label ranges. Reporting to the Head of International Sales, this varied role will allow you to employ your experiences of supplying FMCG products to the grocery retail channel across the whole of Europe, you will take full responsibility for the P&L of your defined portfolio and work both directly with European retailers and where appropriate via agents and brokers in particular territories. You will have full autonomy to manage the European business as well as driving top lines sales whilst maintaining margin. The International business is a growing and increasingly significant part of the overall business and you will work alongside the Head of International Sales in devising the longer term export strategy. You will have gained previous international sales experience...

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Head of International Sales – Food c£60k + Bonus Oxon

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing and privately owned FMCG business based in Oxfordshire. Due to continued growth year on year in both the UK and International divisions, an opportunity has arisen for a European Export Manager to join the sales and marketing team. The organisation has a selection of instantly recognisable products and brands in it’s portfolio and the successful candidate will enjoy a breadth of opportunities to grow and develop these. In addition to working with the company’s branded products you will also have the opportunity to work with a number of very high profile licensed products as well as retailer own label ranges. Reporting to the Commercial Director, this varied role will allow you to employ your experiences of supplying FMCG products to the grocery retail channel across the whole of Europe, you will take full responsibility for the P&L of your defined portfolio and work both directly with European and Global retailers and where appropriate via agents and brokers in particular territories. You will have full autonomy to manage the International business as well as driving top lines sales whilst maintaining margin. The International business is a growing and increasingly significant part of the overall business and you will work alongside the Commercial Director in devising the longer term export strategy. You will have gained previous international sales experience possibly as...

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