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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QC Analyst

We are currently working with a leading FMCG business based in Paddock Wood.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a QC Analyst to join their established team.

The QC Analyst will be responsible for ensuring the ongoing product quality and adherence to ISO accreditations and the internal Quality Management Systems.

Responsibilities will include:

Analysis of samples using analytical chemistry test methodologies
Investigation of non-conforming samples, data evaluation and reporting
Follow and update Standard Operating Procedures for use of laboratory equipment procedures and investigation protocols
Testing raw materials and finished goods as part of Goods In/Out product release
Trending of results and statistical analysis of incoming goods
Update maintenance log for cleaning and servicing of equipment
Update company technical documentation including QC SOP’s and records
Maintain own training record for laboratory, regulatory compliance and Health & Safety
Check and report stock levels
Maintain all QC laboratory equipment as per maintenance schedule

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a successful background within a lab based QC role. Knowledge of the food/FMCG sector would be advantageous along with knowledge of HACCP, BRC and SOP’s. Full-time or part-time hours are available for the right candidate.

Full-time – Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Part-time – Monday to Friday 25hpw

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Part-Time Production Administrator

We are working with a leading FMCG business based in Paddock Wood.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Production Administrator to join them on a part-time basis.

Responsibilities of the Production Administrator will include:

Raising department Purchase Orders and schedule deliveries
Delivery Notes/Packing List administration
Assist with production scheduling and capacity planning
Product & BOM Maintenance on ERP system
Works Order processing
Liaise with Suppliers
Understanding batch allocation and impact
Stock movements/removals
Data analysis
Liaising with logistics on shipping
Monitoring raw material costs
Any other ad-hoc duties

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Computer literate with MS Office and good Excel skills
Experience using an ERP system
Excellent written, spoken communication and numeracy skills
Self-motivated and highly organised with the ability to work effectively under pressure to meet strict deadlines and has the relevant sense of urgency when required
Excellent numeracy and time management skills

This is a rare opportunity to join a growing business on a part-time basis. Working 25 hours per week across 5 days Monday to Friday. Excellent salary and benefits package coupled with the opportunity to develop and undertake training where necessary.

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Operations Director

Operations Director

We are working with a leading manufacturing business who have been established for nearly 50 years offering a niche product range who are seeking an Operations Director to join their growing business.

This individual needs to come from a manufacturing background, be an excellent relationship builder, confident presenting to senior level individuals and drive continuous improvement.

The role will be managing operations across all warehouse, production, and despatch operatives, and you will be promoting a lean manufacturing culture within the business.

We need someone who has worked up from grass roots and leads by example. While being at a senior level role you need to have a strong understanding of all functions within the warehouse at an operational/hands-on level, and roll your sleeves up to get involved as and when required.

Ideally this individual will have experience working in a business that distribute internationally. Experience of assisting a business as they continue to grow across different markets could also be beneficial.

Duties
*Lead the operational function of all warehouse divisions and teams
*Ensuring all Health & Safety regulations are up to date and maintained
*Forward planning of warehouse capacity
*Manage any staffing issues, rotas & appraisals.
*Implementing lean manufacturing principles and deploying business improvement projects
*Budget management
*Visits to key client site as and where required
*Be hands on with all areas of warehouse operations as and when required – Leading from the front
*Report to board regularly on various activities

Required Experience:
*Must have a strong track record in a senior level operational role
*Experience in a manufacturing or similar environment
*Good communication skills – written & oral
*Experience managing multi-functional teams
*Lean principles
*Continuous improvement experience
*Project management skills would be beneficial
*Computer literate
*Knowledge of WMS/ERP/MRP systems required
*Good manual dexterity
*Confident presenting to individuals across all levels and disciplines
*Quality Management
*H&S knowledge

Salary is dependent on the level of experience

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Quality Assurance Administrator

We are currently working with a leading FMCG business based in Paddock Wood.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Administrator to join their established team and support the QA Officer.

Responsibilities will include:

Administration of QMS documentation
Auditing of production processes and documentation and monitoring of GMP & hygiene standards
Support the investigation into customer complaints
Support both internal and external audit programme and conduct audits
Assist in risk management processes
New supplier evaluation/qualification
Initiate action to prevent non-conformity
Drive full compliance to Food Safety, Legal and Quality Systems

The ideal candidate will be:

A highly organised administrator
Have knowledge of food and hygiene regulations (HACCP) and BRC standards
Have commercial awareness
A great communicator with excellent attention to detail

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing and successful business that can offer ongoing career development and progression. Hours for this role will be 25 per week which can be worked over 3 full days or 4/5 shorter days. There is potential for this role to be full time for the right candidate.

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Project Manager

Project Manager / Business Analyst / Business Improvement (6 Sigma or Prince2)

Our client based near the Kent coast are seeking a Project Manager with good business analytical skills to join their team. The company are going through an interesting period of change and it is an excellent and exciting time to join their team.

This is a new role for the company due to growth. We are looking for someone experienced who can take this position and make it their own and add value to the organisation.

This will be working across a range of smaller projects (£100-200K) in different business disciplines (IT, Telephony, Culture, Finance, Business Processes, Marketing etc). Individuals who have solely worked in IT, Construction, M&E etc, where they are working external to the business will not be suited.

As well as a competitive salary the company also offer a pension, holiday allowance, Christmas shut down and an element of flexible working.

Duties
*Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
*Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility.
*Identify resources and assign responsibilities.
*Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s)
*Follow a standard process, as defined by CAPM or PMI
*Ensures project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored
*Works closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
*Tracks the financial aspects of the project ensuring projects run to both timeline and cost.
*Submit project status reports to stakeholders, anticipates and reacts to change. Provides written documentation and reports to all people and departments involved in the progress being made against the deadline.
*Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
*Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
*Successfully manage the relationships both internally and externally. Meets with other departments involved in the progress being made against the deadline.

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Warehouse & Packaging Manager

Warehouse / Packaging Manager
Location – Rural Tonbridge
£neg + bens

Working for a leading manufacturer with a long track record of success this is a great opportunity to use your experience as they continue on their upward trajectory.

Must have good experience with a range of ERP’s, worked in a managerial capacity across all warehouse duties including dispatch. Being a smaller team you must be hands on with all aspects of the warehouse as well as leading the team.

Responsibilities
*Responsible for the overall packaging activities in the department, managing goods in and goods out, and dispatching orders to customers, ensuring full compliance with the company quality manual and procedures as well as to current good manufacturing practice.
*Responsible for the purchasing and inventory of packaging materials and finished products.
*Responsible for managing a team of packaging operators handling various packing, picking and dispatching activities.
*Responsible for the warehouse, maximising space and safety.
*Responsible for all current and new customers packaging related requirements.
*Co-operating effectively with managers from other departments to ensure that customers’ orders are prioritised, and quality standards are met.
*Proactively implement new continuous improvement initiatives to increase departmental efficiency.
*Ensuring the work proceeds in a safe, orderly manner and the packing department, warehouse and dispatch areas are maintained in a clean and tidy condition.
*Organising yearly end stock-take.
*Deputise for staff reporting to the job holder as required.

Experience required:
*Previous experience in packaging/dispatch/warehousing
*Previous managerial experience
*Essential to demonstrate strong knowledge of ERP systems
*Driver with own transport due to location
*Experience in a pharma, clinical, fresh produce or similar fast paced environments

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Production Operative

Production Operative
Permanent
Full Time
Competitive Salary + Benefits package

We are working with a leading manufacturer who have a long track record of success. They are seeking a Production Operative to join their company based mid-way between Edenbridge and Tonbridge.

Responsibilities
*Production of bulk product from raw materials
*Filling approved bulk products into containers
*Picking from stock for production and filling
*Labelling
*Despatch
*Assisting with periodic stock checks and annual stock-take.
*Working in a safe, orderly manner

Requirements
*Prior experience in production roles
*Experience working in a fast-paced environment
*Good spelling, grammar and numeracy skills
*Experience in a pharma, medical, food or similar industry would be preferred
*Due to location a driver is required

Please forward a copy of your CV for review.

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Quality Controller (Day Shift)

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

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Quality Controller to ensure all produce dispatched meets all customer requirements of safety, quality, and legality.

The Quality Controller will be responsible for:

Ensuring all product packaging and detail meets or exceeds the customer’s legal standards
Maintain an understanding of each customers labelling and packaging specifications
Continually monitor labelling and packaging standards of the packed product
Ensure accuracy of date coding, barcoding, and all other pack and outer case labels information is correct
Ensure all associated promotional detail, ribbon and any other form of additional pack information is correct
Ensure that the correct packaging is being used as per customer requirements
Responsible for raw material checks
Responsible for collecting shelf life samples
Set up quality standards on the line before production starts
To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to the Line Leader or Shift Production Manager
To maintain high levels of health, safety, hygiene and housekeeping to BRC and HACCP Food Standards at all times

The Quality Controller will be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a temperature-controlled environment
Experience working in a packhouse/production environment
Knowledge of fresh produce standards
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work as a team and do repetitive work
Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing career progression and development.

Hours for this role are 5.30am to 5.30pm on a 4 on/4 off shift rota, hourly rate is £10.11.

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