Supply Planning Administrator - UK Pack

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  • Department / Function :
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Location :
  • London
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • Bibendum has stood at the forefront of the wine industry for over 40 years, and we continue to lead the way today. We’re the UK’s leading premium wine specialist, inspiring our customers to discover the world’s most exciting, authentic and mindful winemakers. As an On-Trade specialist, we work with a huge range of customers, from Michelin-starred restaurants to cocktail bars and pub groups. We shake up the sustainable status-quo, partnering with mindful producers, while pursuing a positive impact on the planet and our communities. We work with over 280 of the world’s most talented winemakers, and in addition to our core range, we also offer an ever-evolving selection of fine wines from across the globe.

    About the Role

    An opportunity to join our dynamic operations team has become available, as Supply Planning Administrator within Bibendum Off Trade.  Bibendum Off Trade is a team of dedicated Off Trade wine specialists that sit within the broader C&C group. As part of that organisation, we have access to a portfolio of world class producers, who can supply fantastic quality trade up & premium brands and also develop value adding own label products.  Using our industry leading category & consumer insight and multifunctional experts in technical logistics & marketing, we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach and helping our customers meet their business objectives.

    The UK pack team is responsible for maintaining the availability of a portfolio of wines across a number of customers, all packed within the UK.  As Supply Planning Administrator, you will support the objectives of the team with a mix of administrative and planning tasks. You will be required to develop strong relationships with dry goods suppliers, hauliers and wine suppliers in order to deliver the best possible service to our customers. You’ll also be required to collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, possess excellent communication skills, a proactive, tenacious approach and, most importantly, want to be a part of a close-knit, highly collaborative team.

    This is a development role where progression to a Supply Planner is likely for the candidate with the right experience.

    Key Accountabilities 

    • Ordering all dry goods and monitoring value and cover based on KPI’s, including tracking inbound delivery and service level, plus forecast requirements
    • Primary contact for Freight Forwarders, resolve shipping queries, ensure on time delivery, including management and accuracy of import documentation
    • Updating weekly reporting and sharing with our bottling partners and other team members, including:
      - Weekly stock reports
      - Bulk Trackers
    • Product set-up, cost price, and product maintenance in the system (NetSuite) including:
      - Updating GRNs
      - Completing Assembly Builds
      - Resolving Assembly Build queries
    • KPI tracking, including:
      - Late delivery tracker and supplier re-charging where required
      - Wastage tracking and recharging where required
    • Review shipping, filling, dry goods and origination invoices. – resolve queries where necessary

    About you 

    • Knowledge of FMCG or retail, specifically within supply chain
    • Previous experience working in an operations role
    • An interest in and knowledge of wine is desirable
    • Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines
    • Proactive approach to resolving business challenges
    • Outgoing personality, with strong communication skills
    • Good understanding of forecasts, supply and demand
    • Able to deliver high degree of accuracy & attention to detail
    • Strong numerical skills
    • Hardworking nature with a desire to learn and develop skills
    • Intermediate-Advanced in Excel, or confidence to learn, and proficient in Microsoft


    About Us

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 

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