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Location:
Peterborough, UK
Type:
Fixed Term
23 Apr 2021

Raw Material Planning Controller

The Role & Key Responsibilities

AB Connect offers nutrition and feed manufacture expertise through a range of businesses to help farmers, producers and businesses all along UK food and farming supply chain. Based in Peterborough (UK), AB Connect is part of AB Agri, an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc. 

We are hiring two Raw Material Planning Controllers to join our busy team in Peterborough on a 12 month fixed term contract.

We are looking for strong team players with excellent communication skills to ensure the timely, efficient and cost effective supply of raw materials into UK based manufacturing sites.

In this role your responsibilities will include:

  • To plan the supply of raw materials into manufacturing sites based on production demand, stock levels and capacity information, in line with agreed processes. You will be expected to closely interact and forge relationships with manufacturing sites to quickly react to changing operational requirements
  • Provide a good and efficient standard of customer service to our internal stakeholders
  • Coordinate with suppliers and hauliers to arrange fixings, confirm delivery instructions and manage delivery exceptions
  • Work collaboratively with the Procurement team to manage purchase contract call-offs, actively administer contract balances, and provide visibility of significant changes in requirements
  • In conjunction with the Central Finance teams, investigate and resolve any supplier invoice queries on a timely basis.
  • Assist in the management of site stocks and the control of stock variances. Actively challenge stock variances with manufacturing sites.

The skills, experience and knowledge we’re looking for include:

  • A good knowledge of production processes and inventory management
  • Strong analytical skills and a proven ability to utilise spread sheets and complex operating systems
  • Ability to manage third party suppliers and hauliers to optimise costs and attain the highest level of delivery performance
  • Ability to anticipate and resolve potential issues, and prioritise workload when under pressure
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to build collaborative relationships
We are a growing, innovative business and we need diversity and different ways of thinking to keep moving us forward.  Join us and we will support and encourage your personal development and grow your career.

Be part of a growing global community

AB Agri is made up of 3000+ talented people operating across the agri-food industry to produce and market animal feed, nutrition and technology-based products and services.  We work with customers around the globe to produce sustainable food for a growing population. For over 30 years we have been committed to changing agriculture for the better so that the food we eat is produced safely and in a responsible way. 

We are part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group.

Good for people, Good for business

AB Agri is an equal opportunity employer, assuring equal treatment to all.  We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people. 

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing Careers@abagri.com

Making your application

Ready to apply? Great! Simply register your details and upload your CV via our careers website – it usually takes just a few minutes.

As part of your application we ask you to answer some equal opportunities questions that help us to monitor how inclusive our recruitment process is and identify areas we need to improve in. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions with no impact on your application.

Please do not delay making your application. In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period before the date shown and without notice.

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We have a PSL and do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.
About The Company
AB Connect offers nutrition and feed manufacture expertise through a range of businesses to help farmers, producers and businesses all along UK food and farming supply chain. Based in Peterborough (UK), AB Connect is part of AB Agri, an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc.  For more information please go to https://www.ab-connect.co.uk/
 
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and seek to attract, develop and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. We’re committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly, and with respect and dignity throughout the recruitment process.

So that we can support you to perform at your best, please let us know of any adjustments that may be required throughout the recruitment process by emailing Careers@abagri.com

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