- Manage Supplier Delivery for Production Requirements
- Ensure Ingredient & Packaging Stocks meet the Master Production Schedule
- Located in Devonport, Tasmania
Simplot Australia is a vibrant, sustainable provider of great food in Australasia. Home to Australia's favourite food brands, Simplot manufactures a diverse range of products that includes everything from delicious and balanced meals, convenient frozen potato and vegetables, tasty pasta sauces and nutritious seafood to fun snack foods. Our portfolio of brands consist of Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Seakist, Harvest, Chiko, I&J, Ally, Lean Cuisine, Five Tastes, Chicken Tonight, Raguletto and Five Brothers. Simplot is owned by the JR. Simplot Company and has grown to become a multinational agriculture and food business with annual sales of more than $US5 billion.
We now have an opportunity for a Material Resource Planner / Vendor Scheduler to join our dynamic vegetable processing facility in Devonport. Reporting to the Production Planner, you will manage and ensure the ingredient and packaging stocks meet the Master Production Schedule (MPS) in line with company “Class A” policies and site Material Requirement Planning (MRP) procedures. You will coordinate the receival of supplier deliveries and inventory control as well as ensure the maintenance of accurate information relating to the stock status of raw materials and packaging.
This role is critical for successful supplier delivery to production requirements and continuous improvement of internal management processes. The Vendor Scheduler needs to display attention to detail, be forward looking and react promptly to changes in either the production plan or the vendor schedule. This needs to be combined with the ability to multi-task, whilst you support reception and administration duties which include non-stock procurement and general office support.
Experience using business systems is essential, including Microsoft Office Suite, JD Edwards or similar ERP systems. Time management and problem solving capability is also critical to identify opportunities to further optimise the vendor schedule, reduce waste, reduce cost and support the achievement of Class ‘A’ targets.
This opportunity includes a career plan where you may be seeking succession to the Master Scheduler and Production Planner opportunities in the future. Immediately however, you will be required to work closely with the team to ensure that materials and ingredients are delivered to the site to support the delivery of the Production Plan that will ensure your success.
The Devonport facility produces frozen vegetable products including peas, beans, carrot, broccoli and cauliflower. Our customers include the major supermarkets and independents across Australia as well as foodservice customers
A supportive relocation package can be provided if applying from interstate/intrastate.
You are ideally degree qualified (Business, Logistics or FMCG related discipline) and are experienced in operation and implementation of MRPII systems. You hold the experience and knowledge of FMCG industry, production processes and Class A principles.
To be considered for opportunities with Simplot Australia Pty Ltd we require that all applicants have the relevant full working rights for Australia.
If this sounds like you, please Apply online today