Logistics Coordinator / Administrator

Logistics Coordinator / Administrator (Bilingual)
Part-time progressing to full-time
Based in rural Paddock Wood
£22,000 – £25,000 (FTE) + Benefits

We are working with an established business who provide specialist services into the agricultural sector.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone ideally looking for part-time hours progressing over time into a full-time role.

The Logistics Coordinator/ Administrator will focus heavily on the logistics function of the business – import / export / shipping. You will process orders, liaise with clients, monitor quality, ensuring services are compliant, as well as general administration.

Due to the businesses international presence, the position would best suit a bilingual individual(Portuguese/Spanish/German/Italian/French).

For more information about this opportunity and to be considered then please submit your application; alternatively please contact Hannah Collis on 01622802805/.

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Compliance Manager – FMCG

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Sittingbourne.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Compliance Manager to support all internal and external site audits.

The Compliance Manager will be responsible for:

Developing and maintaining the Quality Management system
Ensuring the Quality Management system is available to all staff
Ensuring the internal audit schedule is implemented against the Quality Management system and the Customer Codes of Practice
Carrying out risk assessments or 2nd party auditing for suppliers
Coordinating of site GMP audits
Managing pest control contract
HACCP & TACCP team leadership
Arranging, chairing and documenting the Annual Quality Review meeting
Undertaking recall and traceability tests as part of the Technical & Quality team
Ensuring micro and pesticide testing is completed
Managing of document control system
Generating and reporting of technical performance KPI’s
Developing, training and maintaining the Technical & Quality team
Ensuring that continuous improvement/best practice as well as effective team working

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Degree qualified in Food Science or Agricultural based studies or similar or equivalent work based experience
At least 2 years’ working in a Technical role
A working knowledge of BRC
Minimum of level 3 HACCP and Level 3 Food Hygiene plus an internal auditing qualification
Strong interpersonal skills
Self organised
Resilient with a strong work ethic
Proven time management skills and be accustomed to working with and meeting time critical deadlines
Ability to work well under pressure and proactively seek win/win solutions
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing business who can offer ongoing career development coupled with a competitive salary and benefits package.

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Sales and Operational Planning Manager

We are currently working with a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Sales and Operational Planning Manager to join their established team.

The Sales and Operational Planning Manager will be responsible for the following:

– Owning the sales and operational planning process across the rolling 2 week planning horizon
– Delivering against key planning and business KPI’s, monitor and report forecast bias & accuracy results to Demand Planning Manager and Supply Planning Manager contacts to assist in future planning
– Collaborating with Commercial to incorporate exceptional commercial adjustments into the sales & operational plan, liaising with key stakeholders to ensure no adverse impact to plans and ensuring forecast is accurate
– Assisting in the delivery of industry leading customer service levels and minimising product waste through proactive customer and supplier engagement.
– Enhancing forecasting capabilities and accuracy, building relationships with key internal customers
– Lead the Commercial Planners enabling strong relationships to be formed
– Mitigate stock outs, or failures to supply, by planning across the network, – — -liaising with all departments appropriately.
– Owning and developing the Sales & Operational Planning process in the short-term (weeks 1-2) across the business reporting to Head of Planning.
– Lead the team to ensure Growers are actively involved in the sales & operational planning process.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

– Previous experience working in a Demand/Supply Planning role.
– Experience within the FMCG sector is preferable.
– Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal relations skills.
– Highly developed influencing and collaboration and facilitation skills.
– Excellent analytical skills and confidence to work with numbers.
– Knowledge of ERP and forecasting systems.
– Management experience preferred

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer a competitive remuneration package along with ongoing training and development. They also offer an excellent benefits package including 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Travel Insurance, Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Private Medical Insurance, Pension Scheme and an annual bonus of 10%.

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Supply Planner – FMCG

We are currently working with a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Supply Planner to join their established team.

The Supply Planner will be responsible for the following:

Owning the supply planning process for a category across multiple planning horizons.
Translating the demand plan across all time horizons into an actionable supply plan.
Tracking the performance of suppliers across the agreed supply plan and driving continued accuracy and improvements.
Highlighting risks and opportunities to the Demand Planning Team.
Reporting and monitoring on stock position across UK and Import supply chains.
Monitoring and reporting the integrity of supply information and adjusting forecasts as necessary.
Providing a clear view of what potential shortage and surplus positions there may be.
Managing supply reviews.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience working in a Supply Planning role.
Experience within the FMCG sector is preferable.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal relations skills.
Highly developed influencing and collaboration and facilitation skills.
Excellent analytical skills and confidence to work with numbers.
Knowledge of ERP and forecasting systems.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer a competitive remuneration package along with ongoing training and development. They also offer an excellent benefits package including 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Travel Insurance, Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Private Medical Insurance, Pension Scheme and an annual bonus of 10%.

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Process/Business Analyst (FMCG Sector)

Process/Business Analyst (FMCG Sector)

If you have a wealth of analytical skills and would like to work for a company who are leaders in their industry, please do get in touch.

Based in a scenic area of Maidstone an established business of over 40 years are seeking a professional to join their team.

As well as working for a reputable business and gaining a competitive salary, you will also have an array of benefits including company pension, excellent holiday allowance, life insurance, medical and dental cover.

Role responsibilities
*Monitoring the systems and processes that are in place for the planning activities
*Highlighting risks and opportunities to the business for new ways of working, cost savings and efficiency adjustments.
*Working with cross-functional teams to design, develop and implement flexible solutions to aid business efficiency, drive process improvements and support continuous improvement
*Produce operational information, reports and metrics to share with other departments within the business as and when required
*Maintaining accurate and relevant master static data for reporting, metrics and analytical datasets
*Research external software, systems and controls which would benefit the business.
*Work in collaboration with IT and other external parties to develop systems and software to improve efficiency and/or accuracy
*Establish/create reports to enable tracking the performance

Requirements
*Prior experience working in an FMCG business would be preferred
*Have good knowledge of analytical tools
*Knowledge of business/continuous improvement methodologies
*Knowledge of forecasting and planning systems is essential
*Must have excellent communication skills both oral and written
*Relationship building skills, as well as having the ability to influence decisions
*Ability to work alone and unaided as well as part of a team
*Due to location a driver would be required

Please send your CV

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Operations Manager

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic organisation based on the outskirts of Tonbridge that are seeking to employ a very well experienced Operations Manager with a wealth of experience incl. managing all aspects of operations, production, manufacturing and support functions within the business. We are seeking applicants with an extensive background in FMCG / Pharmaceutical industry.

Duties include:
Develop the overall production plan and schedules
Regular liaising with Commercial department to manage customer expectations
Oversee the planning of production in conjunction with Production and Warehouse area staff
Direct site development projects such as investments in production technology and engineering projects and process flow planning
Undertake financial analysis of all production operations
Undertake regular business planning and reporting on outcomes
Manage, motivate, and develop staff to build a team
Lead and manage the performance of the Production team
Liaise with Sales team to confirm sales forecast
Responsibility for the integrity and quality of Operations
Directly accountable for achieving business targets for product unit costs, health and safety compliance and Operations Dept overheads
Deliver capital investment programs to time and budget
Responsible for the turn-around of under performing operations/processes
Compile and monitor departmental budgets
Identify key performance parameters and establish relevant monitoring
Negotiate with suppliers of packaging, utilities and raw materials

Skills and experience required:

Extensive experience in FMCG, pharmaceuticals or other related industry
Managing a similar function in a production centred SME of similar scale and playing a significant part in the growth of that business
Significant cross functional management experience
A relevant degree would be highly advantageous
Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
A team player with a pleasant and affable personality
Demonstrated competency in managing all aspects of the Operations
Good people management skills to lead and motivate all members of the team
Effective planning and strategic thinking
Reporting of Key Performance Indicators
Previous Site Safety/Health & Safety experience (NEBOSH / IOSH)
Continuous process improvement and implementation

Apply now for this excellent opportunity!

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