Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Jenna-Jayne Blake

Stock Controller

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Materials Planner at beverage manufacturer based in the Peterborough area.

The Materials Planner is responsible for purchasing of packaging in accordance with customers' requirements. Organising the logistics to enable the production team to process the materials in time to conform to customers' orders. Plan purchasing to match potential future demand taking into account price, exchange rates, future supply and demand.

Key tasks

  • Organise and ensure stock data remains correct.
  • Determining the required materials and generating purchase orders
  • Ensuring materials meet specifications, quality standards, and are cost-efficient.
  • Ensuring the consistent and adequate supply of materials necessary for production.
  • Coordinating with other departments regarding production goals, timelines, supplier payments, etc.
  • Tracking production volume and monitoring customer demand patterns and purchasing trends.
  • Scheduling and overseeing the supply and delivery of materials and products.
  • Liaising with customers, suppliers, and distributors.
  • Managing inventory issues, schedule changes, and cancellations.
  • Preparing cost estimates and performance reports.
  • Coordinate new product (packaging) development / purchasing process


  • 2+ years of experience in material planning, inventory management, purchasing, or a related position.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and material management systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Salary for this role is £20,000 - £24,000 depending on experience.

Working hours are 9am - 5.15pm with 30 mins unpaid lunch break.

For immediate consideration please send your CV without delay to or call 07718 763550 or 0116 478 0998.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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