Supply Chain Inventory & Planning Specialist

27 / 07 / 2022

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Planning


The company
A New Zealand owned FMCG business with a growing global presence who make and distribute premium products in their market. The company is well established and offers a positive working environment and the opportunity for career growth. They have established themselves a reputation for supplying quality products across New Zealand and internationally.


The culture is that of a small business where the team all love to be challenged, enjoy rolling up their sleeves to get the job done while having a lot of fun along the way. They are looking to employ a Supply Chain professional to look after a variety of roles across forecasting, production planning through to inventory and shipping across their full product range. This is an exciting role with lots of variety while working with an awesome team in a brand new office space with views across Auckland!
The opportunity 
As the Supply Chain Inventory & Planning Specialist, you will work closely with the Head of Supply Chain and provide key support across the following responsibilities: 

  • Work with sales teams on demand forecasting across all markets to build the production plans based on this demand
  • Production planning and scheduling working very closely with their co-packing partners to fulfil sales orders and inventory targets
  • Raise production, transfer and purchase orders and manage all the required documentation
  • Maintain production plans in line with scheduled and planned production orders
  • Purchasing of raw materials for production and manage the inventory records at co-manufacturers
  • Manage BOM’s (Bill of Materials) to ensure accurate data and notify stakeholders of any upcoming changes
  • Assist with NPD (New Product Development) and tracking agreed processes for these new products 
  • Work with local and global 3PL’s to oversee stock transfers, SLOB stock, obsolete lines and reporting on these metrics 
  • Regularly updating and ensuring accurate data on their ERP system (MYOB Advanced)

What’s in it for you?
This is an incredibly exciting time to join the business as they enter a significant period of growth into the remainder of 2022 and beyond. The business has increased their production, established international channels and introduced new products to the market. The role has a huge amount of scope and variety and the business is looking to invest in their planning systems too.


You may be someone who has come from a supply chain and/or business degree with a couple of years experience and looking to find a great company where you can continue to develop and grow in a supply chain and FMCG environment. Or you may already have some good experience behind you in a FMCG or food/beverage manufacturing environment and are looking for your next exciting opportunity. The great thing about this role is that you will gain so much exposure from planning, forecasting, purchasing, inventory, shipping through to supplier and third party relationships. 
You will be a warm, ambitious individual with a “can do” personality that thrives in a growing environment, where you love wearing many hats, and getting your hands dirty to learn and grow with the business. You will also be a dynamic team-player, with a strong sense of ownership and drive. 

Your excellent organisation skills and forward-thinking gives you the ability to work to deadlines and prioritise tasks, all the while being adaptable and flexible to changes as they arise. As the business develops, you are ready to take on new challenges and apply yourself in areas where you feel you can contribute. The business see lots of opportunities to grow your career whether that be staying in supply chain or moving across to other business functions such as sales. 

On top of your salary will be a company bonus, health insurance and a wide range of product discounts on offer. The office is brand new close to the CBD and has awesome views across Auckland!
If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Nick McConnochie on 021 197 9121 or
  • Market leading FMCG business with niche and premium positioned brands
  • Lots of scope and variety to work right across the Supply Chain in this role
  • Brand new offices fringe CBD with views right across Auckland!

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Nick McConnochie
Senior Consultant, Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement

I partner with quality SME and global businesses as a specialist recruiter across a range of operations, logistics and planning roles throughout NZ. I believe recruitment should be as simple and straightforward for my clients as possible; I deliver this through effective communication at all stages of the process. Taking a thorough brief and truly…

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