Planning Support Assistant

Full Time Permanent

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Our client occupy modern office/warehouse facilities in Dartford. They are currently looking to add to the Planning Team by recruiting a Planning Support Assistant.

Key areas of responsibility:

* Reconcile goods received with goods invoiced and prepare documents for Accounts Payable

* Assist with the resolution of invoice queries

* Raise purchase orders for stock at agreed prices

* Manage the order book for UK based suppliers and update ERP system as necessary

* Update supplier KPI reports and escalate where necessary

* Maintain stock records using Sage

* Prepare documents for Goods In

* Communicate ETAs to the rest of the business

* Arrange the transfer of goods to and from offsite storage warehouses

* Liaise with suppliers to improve ETA’s

* Run weekly and monthly reports to assist and support the Planning function

* Other administrative duties to support the Planning function

Key Skills and Qualifications:

* Previous experience of working within a Planning environment desirable

* Highly organised

* Problem solver

* Proficient user of Microsoft Excel and Outlook

* Ability to work as part of a team and use own initiative

* Proven ability to successfully manage a multitude of high priority tasks simultaneously.

* Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including proven verbal, written, and presentation skills.

* Ability to make effective decisions in line with business objectives


* 21 days holiday plus bank holidays – 1 day extra for each year of service, capped at 25 days, so 5 years means 25 days

* 4 x salary life assurance

* Quarterly nights out with team paid at £25 per head

* access to an employee assistance programme

* contributory defined contribution pension scheme