Inventory Planner

Job reference: 000585

Location: Kettering

Closing date: Not specified

Employment type: Fixed Term Contract

Department: Lubricants

Hours per week: 37.5

Our Lubricants division at Certas Energy are looking for a Inventory Planner to join our Kettering depot on a 12 month fixed term contact.

In this role you will manage Lubricants inventory within our UK supply chain, being responsible for the replenishment of bulk stock from major suppliers and forecasting stock requirements.

Through excellent planning and problem solving skills, you will need to maintain optimal stock levels and recommend actions on how to address slow moving stock. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, to ensure a strong working relationship with both internal teams and external suppliers.

As an Inventory Planner, you’ll have access to:

  • £28,000 per annum
  • Pension scheme
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Brand discounts through Certas group scheme
  • Buy and sell holiday scheme

We’re looking for:

  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain procedures and processes
  • Great communication skills
  • High level of IT competency, especially Microsoft Excel and Warehouse Management systems
  • Ability to take an analytical and logical approach to problem solve
  • Customer focus and a high standard of communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Company Information:
We employ 2,500 colleagues based across our depots around the UK from the highlands of Scotland to the Channel Islands. We recruit sales people to sell our fuel, oils and lubricants as well as drivers to deliver the products to our customers who may be individual home owners, farmers, small or large businesses! Also essential to our business are our management teams and colleagues within, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Health and Safety and Legal. In addition, we have a dedicated team of service engineers who work within Team Energy. Key to our success are our people and our learning and development team ensure we can nurture our talent and support colleagues with their aspirations and growth through programmes such as Inspire, our WOW training courses and apprenticeships.

It’s also worth noting we are part of the wider DCC PLC group which is a FTSE 100 company. Being part of the group gives our colleagues opportunities to work alongside other businesses to share best practice and develop into roles across the businesses in the group



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