We are excited to be working on a new role with one of our key clients in the spirits sector. With consistent positive trading over the last 4-5 years, they are going through a period of dynamic growth across the business, including the opportunity to take ownership of their production and bring back in-house their bottle filling and packaging operations within a new facility.
This role will be key in establishing and ensuring the smooth running of this new production operation. You will be responsible for accurately planning and progressing product through the bottling and packaging processes and ensure and balance the need for cost effective production, together with high quality output. You will own the material planning process for all brands for the full end to end process and be responsible for the SKU creation process including creation of BOM's and managing relationships with key suppliers and fillers. This will include coordinating resources to maintain production objectives, the schedule of dry goods materials and ensure adequate stock levels are maintained.
You will manage budgets along with relationships with contracted bottlers to ensure they adhere to agreed production plans and ensure on-time deliveries for components & finished products. You will recommend and lead inventory management projects and ensure technical and quality specifications are adhered to while proactively supporting new initiatives like 5S and Lean Manufacturing.
You will be well organised with the ability to prioritise and apply logic and a solution driven approach to both purchasing and production environments. Good knowledge of MRP/ERP systems is required along with good attention to detail and quality while working in a fast moving environment.
As a driven and ambitious individual you will be ready to take a step up in your career at this exciting time for the business.