Supply Chain Planner - Bulk Wine


Job Details


Snetterton - Commercial

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

19/06/2020 16:00

About IPL

At IPL our role is to improve the shopping experience of the Asda customer by driving great value, quality and availability of our products to ensure that we are Asda’s lowest cost, and sustainable supply chain partner.

Our sustainable sourcing model supports Asda’s mission to help their customers to save money and live better lives. We are one of the largest privately-owned food processing businesses in the UK and we have thousands of colleagues based across multiple sites.

About the site

Snetterton is our purpose built wine bottling and packaging plant in Norfolk.

We supply products within exclusive brands, producer labels and Asda own brand. This is our smallest site in terms of workforce as our operation is heavily automated. There are a number of support roles on site and colleagues who work within our operation are highly skilled.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bulk Wine Planner to join the IPL team at our Beverages site based in Snetterton, Norfolk.

Working as part of the Planning team, you will be responsible for effectively managing the flow of bulk wine from suppliers all over the world to our packing facilities in the UK.

Shift Pattern: Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm

Key Responsibilities include:

•            Ensuring inbound service to Asda in line with targets

•            Maintenance of Bulk Wine delivery schedule and ensuring MRP systems are up to date

•            Identifying, managing & reporting risks to plan

•            Management of Bulk Wine new product introduction to Snetterton and 3rd party pack sites

•            Manage Bulk Wine inventory in line with Group targets

•            Supplier invoice queries and resolution

Skills and Experience Required

  • Previous experience within Supply Chain operational roles in an FMCG sector.

  • Strong supply chain system experience.

  • Evidence of managing inventory levels.

  • Capability to handle growth.

  • Strong forecasting technical skills.

  • Strong communication skills in order to liaise with internal and external customers.

  • Prolific in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Evidence of managing invoicing

  • Strong written and verbal communication style.

  • Continuous improvement capacity.

  • A confident, highly organised self-starter who has the ability to work in a team

What's in it for you?

We are a rapidly growing and exciting business, dedicated to the development of our colleagues and committed to creating a great place to work. In order to grow we need to find people already living our Values – Supportive, Trailblazing, Engaging and Principled.

In return we will offer you development, a competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of:

  • 33 days Annual Leave

  • Annual Bonus Scheme

  • Enhanced Pension Scheme

  • 10% Asda Discount (terms and conditions apply)

  • Life assurance (4x base salary)

  • Health and wellbeing assistance programme

  • Free Parking



Your place in our world

Manager - Supply Chain Beverages
Supply Chain Planner - Bulk Wine