Planning & Purchasing Assistant

Posted 23 January 2024
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are working in partnership with an industry leading food manufacturing firm based in Newry on the appointment of a Planning & Purchasing Assistant.

You will play a key role in the procurement of supplies and materials based on day to day operational needs of the business.

In your new role:

  • Ensure the timely and cost-effective purchasing of supplies and materials

  • Monitoring stock levels and day to day running of the stock control system

  • Ensure daily raw material stock levels match the customer orders

  • Schedule raw materials and consumables deliveries to meet factory needs, making sure any issues or discrepancies of stock are resolved efficiently

  • Frequently liaise with the production and technical teams to ensure all materials and supplies are on site and on time

  • Review daily/weekly/monthly production plans to keep the business within targeted stock levels

What you will need to succeed:

  • A minimum of 1 year experience working in a fast paced, FMCG manufacturing environment

  • Proficient with systems and all Microsoft Office packages

  • Driving licence

What's in it for you?

  • Starting salary of up to £34,000

  • Company events

  • Discounted or free food

  • Free parking

For a confidential conversation on how Vickerstock can support you with your next move, get in touch with Chris our Supply Chain specialist today.