Retail Planner


Up to £28K

Samantha Johnson
Recruitment Consultant
T: 07425601129

A fantastic opportunity for two driven individuals to join a company that offers exceptional development and progression opportunities.

You will have a key role in supporting the planning function.

You will have excellent communication skills to work cross functionally with internal stakeholders. As well as a wealth of knowledge of the overall department to include stores, dry goods and purchasing.

The core elements of the role are customer service, forecasting and planning control. This role will be reporting into the supply chain manager.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for producing efficient daily production plans in response to customer orders and forecasts, ensuring 100% order fulfilment.
  • Using the in-house planning tool and associated factory systems to process incoming orders, to be ready for picking and amending daily production plans in response to received orders.
  • Responsible for planning and managing finished pack inventories, production scheduling, production batch control and raw material allocation to production.
  • Process and validate daily customer orders.
  • Prepare and maintain a rolling 7 day production plan in line with order forecasts.
  • Plan WIP production to meet finished pack requirements.
  • Responsible for daily management of finished stock at third party warehouse. Investigate stock discrepancies to resolution. Review and action low code stock.
  • Key point of contact between Production and Despatch, communicate planning detail to each department as required.
  • Maintain production batches within the factory system.
  • Review risk raw material on a daily basis and work closely with raw material planning team.


Knowledge & Experience

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to delegate effectively when required.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills, demonstrating flexibility towards changing business demands.
  • Proactive, dynamic and motivational with the ability to deliver results in a fast paced, pressurised environment.
  • Understanding of environmental requirements and responsibilities.

For more information on this fantastic company and exciting role please get in touch or apply with your CV today.