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Supply Chain Planner

A leading Fresh Produce company are looking for a Supply Chain Planner to join their thriving and continuously growing company in Warwickshire.

Job Purpose:

To ensure that all aspects of the supply chain are coordinated efficiently and accurately, playing a key role with the overall coordination of order output on time and in full.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Control of stock including control of supply chain, stock management and logistics.
  • Ensuring that stock checks are completed, are accurate and are communicated effectively.
  • Ensure that stock availability is communicated and acted upon.
  • Ensure that stock is allocated correctly.
  • Ensure that stock levels are maintained in accordance with customer order requirements.
  • Analyse customer orders and provide timely feedback to Operations Manager and Production Supervisor.
  • Provide minimum order requirements based on monitoring of customer order history.
  • Ensure that Production operations are fully aware of order requirements in a timely manner.
  • Set up all necessary purchase documentation relating to produce arrivals.
  • Liaise with internal & external parties regarding the clearance & delivery of all sea freight/road
  • Liaise with relevant departments regarding clearance & inter-site transportation of produce arrivals.
  • Maintain & develop procurement stock / order sheets with stock, sales & product arrival details.
  • Notification to suppliers of intake discrepancies / non- compliance.
  • Maintain computer based product “Bill of Materials” and stock codes.
  • Assist in report compilation for all aspects of the supply chain.
  • Liaise as necessary with customer stock control & internal departments regarding order amendments.
  • Maintain a log of any pending purchase claims against suppliers & shipping lines.
  • Raise consignment arrival documentation.
  • Tracking supplier performance and providing analysis on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Checking and verification of supplier invoices.



  •  Educated to QCF level 4 – 5.

Work Experience:

  • To have proven experience of production operation processes.
  • Fully conversant with MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Previous experience of coordinating and day to day management of a complex MRP system.


  •   Fluent English – Both written & Verbal.
  • Additional languages to a verbal standard would be beneficial.


  • Must live within a reasonable commuting distance to the site.
  • Travel to UK sites will be expected.


The hours are 8am-5.30pm Monday to Friday – + 1 in 4 either a Saturday or Sunday morning.

If you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV to (*not or com) and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company

For more information please call us on 01273 720599 or email us at

If interested, please contact us and quote the reference F915

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