Senior Material Planner

Contract types Full Time / Permanent
Education level Degree
Company Trouw Nutrition GB
Country United Kingdom
Location Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Closing date 30.06.2021

Nutreco is a global leader in Animal Nutrition and Aquaculture, employing more than 11,000 people in 35 countries. With a proven track record of success, Trouw Nutrition GB is a Nutreco company in the UK, manufacturing a wide range of animal nutrition products with a turnover of c£100million.


Senior Material Planner


Due to internal growth an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Material Planner at Trouw Nutrition GB, Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Senior Material Planner is responsible for managing and controlling local inventory.


Working as part of a small team in this fast-paced environment, you will take ownership of a specific group of raw materials, packaging and resale items; ensuring that supply is kept in line with demand by working closely with internal colleagues, suppliers, hauliers, and customers. As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to take the lead on projects and provide guidance and support to colleagues and others within the wider supply chain.


The ideal candidate will have proven experience gained by performing a similar material planning and inventory management role in a manufacturing environment, with a good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies, especially S&OP and related principles.


A relevant Degree and/or other qualification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or similar accreditation would be of benefit, as would knowledge of Lean / Six Sigma techniques.


In order to be considered for the position you must have excellent computer and communication skills, the ability to work on your own initiative, and be able to manage your time effectively. A good understanding of S&OP is expected and prior experience of using MRP (Material Requirements Planning) tools would be beneficial.


Applicants with the experience as outlined above should apply in writing, stating current salary and enclosing a copy of your current CV, to Hayley Rowlinson, HR Administrator, Trouw Nutrition GB, Blenheim House, Blenheim Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1HA

Closing date: 6th April 2021