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Planner Buyer - Leicestershire

£24,000 - £26,000 per annum
Ref: 942 Date Posted: Monday 20 Jun 2022
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Planner Buyer

Permanent position


Packaging industry


James Grace Local is currently recruiting for an experienced Planner Buyer to join an expanding packaging manufacturer in Coalville.

This is a permanent position offering an attractive salary and a good package.

Candidate must have previous experience working in a similar industry – packaging, box making, print industry.

Planner Buyer job responsibilities:
•             Purchasing raw materials to ensure products can be made in line with the production schedule and delivered on time to our customers

•             Planning of resources

•             Monitoring of the production plan and delivery processes

•             Ensuring material inventories are up to date

•             Oversee and negotiate product storage, handling and distribution

•             Tracking of goods from origin to delivery using the stock control system

•             Keeping track of costings involved in the supply chain process whilst also maintaining quality

•             Assist with finished goods and despatch duties as necessary


Planner Buyer experience required:

•             A working knowledge of the Shuttleworth system and internal manufacturing processes would be highly advantageous for this role.

•             IT Literate with a good working knowledge of excel

•             Buying and/or production planning experience would be highly advantageous however we will also consider applicants who can demonstrate the ability to attain these skills in a timely manner via training/development.


To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent communication skills and be confident liaising with several different stakeholders, both internal and external. You will be a team player working effectively with the supply chain team and the production teams to ensure customer demands are met. You will be a self-starter with the ability to work well under pressure and take a proactive approach to you own learning and development.



  • Permanent position
  • Attractive salary
  • Holiday package
  • Working for an expanding business


£24,000 - £26,000 per annum depending on experience



Monday to Thursday 7.45am  - 3.45pm and Fridays 7.30am-2.30pm (37.5 hours per week)


If you are interested in this role please apply directly through this website or for more information contact Natalia Wolski at James Grace Local.

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