Material Scheduler

Date: 18-Jan-2023

Location: IE

Company: Britvic



At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle. We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Ballygowan, J20, TK Red & Club Orange. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.
About the Role:
Lead the day to day management of raw materials /Ingredients across the factory site / co-pack supplier in order to deliver optimised customer service availability whilst driving maximum supply chain efficiencies through inventory management and waste reduction.
Provide a link with procurement teams to ensure supplier and innovation activities are delivered to maximum effectiveness.
Implement and manage and track a non conformance process with suppliers .
Key Responsibilities:
  • Proactively order /manage materials to drive availability of the Britvic product portfolio and efficient levels of inventory.
  • Where appropriate take on key user responsibilities to drive best practice and process adherence within the planning group
  • Manage our Cold storage site – the management of goods in and goods out – ensuring stock control is adhered to.
  • Request and manage shelf life extensions to materials.
  • Work with Forecasting Planners to prevent overstocking and running out-of-stock (OOS)
  • Manage the IKYSTK cost centre set budget – this includes warehousing costs, transport charges and raw material/finished goods write off.
  • Ensure all key suppliers receive weekly/monthly MRP reports to ensure supply.
  • Expedite raw materials to ensure the production plan can be met.
  • Query daily all past due raw materials which have not arrived to site.
  • Manage the movement of juice and compounds sourced from Britvic GB sites.
  • Provide first class support for all end user requests i.e Swiftly responding to all end-user support queries and demonstrates confidence and effectiveness in troubleshooting, resolving issues .
  • Drive down costs and maintain inventory levels
  • Support and backfill other DSP Team when required
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
  • ERP and SAP R3 experience is preferred.
  • Strong MS Office skills, especially Excel is essential + data analytics is essential
  • Experience of technical supply planning skills of analytical data , Master data, reporting is preferred
  • Awareness of end-to-end supply chain planning and processes is preferred.
  • Proven record of working to deadlines and prioritisation of workload.
  • Able to work on a cross functional enviroment.
Key Behaviours:
  • Challenges others to produce the best result for Britvic and readily adapts to and supports better ways of working.
  • Acts with intuition, anticipating possible changes through detailed and considered planning and gathers information from a broad range of sources in order to take a balanced approach to decision making.
  • Consistently acts in support of the larger team that is Britvic and role models and champions effective team working.
  • Adapts their style to best fit the situation and audience and gathers information first, then decides on the best response to lead others.
  • Sets standards of behaviour that are supportive and considerate of others and role models how to positively and proactively challenge others
  • Customer focused and maintains a continuous improvement culture across the business .
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent
  • Business or Operations qualification preferred
We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive