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Trainee Supply Chain Planning Assistant

  • Employer: RPC Containers Ltd
  • Location: Blackburn
  • Vacancy Ref: 00001163
  • Weekly wage: £256.00
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Sector: Business

This vacancy is for a Trainee Supply Chain Planning Assistant based in Blackburn.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to support the business with general administrative duties as well as other ad–hoc duties defined by management.

Training in the role of Production Planning to enable continuous production in a fast–paced manufacturing environment. Ensuring the plans are formulated to give the most efficient, cost effective production outputs, at the same time making sure the customer orders are filled on time and in full.

The general duties within this role may include:
  • Running a requirement report & understanding what needs to be made covering various manufacturing methods, processes & machines.
  • Placing works orders onto the system.
  • Putting out daily shortage reports & daily & weekend shift running requirement reports.
  • Sending out daily & weekly reports covering, tool changes & sort priorities.
  • Understanding & operating the production ?real time monitoring system? (Barco)
  • Understanding and using customer forecast spreadsheets to maintain stock availability for customers.
  • Raising new product codes for finished goods, polymer, masterbatch, packaging used within the manufacturing process.
  • Understanding and monitoring stocks of undecorated products ensuring enough to manage the decorated product order book.
  • General office administration duties.
  • Attend both online & face to face meetings with various levels of the business.

Training in other areas of the supply chain function, will be given, this will be but not limited to:

  • Procurement.
  • Importing of manufactured goods from our sister sites in Europe.
  • Import procedures for polymer, masterbatch & other consumable products used on site.
  • System housekeeping.
  • Usage of the various in house software packages & bespoke computer systems.

Training to be provided

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration, QCF.

  • (Functional Skills, Level 2 – Maths, English – if not already achieved).

  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities.

  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

About RPC Containers Ltd

We partner with our customers to bring innovative solutions that meet the needs of some of the fastest growing markets, while harnessing the strength of our people around the world to help customers and communities we serve achieve their sustainability goals.

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