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Material Planner - FMCG / Food

Job Title: Material Planner - FMCG / Food
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Birmingham
Salary: 26000 - 28000
REF: 9399
Contact Name: Leanne Pallett
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

Do you have previous experience in planning with FMCG? Are you looking for a role with an immediate start? We are urgently recruiting for a Material Planner with the FMCG/Food industry to join our client on an ongoing temporary basis based in Wednesbury. 

Our client is a part of a leading specialist group within the food packaging business that has been established over 15 years. As the Material Planner – FMCG/Food, your salary will be circa £27,000 depending on experience. Free on site car parking is available.

As the Material Planner, your duties will include:

  • Ensuring effective stock control between the warehouse and factory
  • Liaising with production team to ensure components are being scheduled according to estimated predictions
  • Ensuring effective planning of all food and packaging to ensure they are available for production
  • Working with the site planner to understand the demand on products
  • Planning and completing purchase orders
  • Running reports on a daily basis and keeping systems up to date

As the Material Planner, you will:

  • Have previous experience working within FMCG or food planning
  • Have a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Have experience of working within a fast paced and quick turnaround environment