Supply Chain Coordinator

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Supply Chain Coordinator – Ayrshire - £27K

Are you looking to join a fast-growing luxury spirits company? What about the opportunity to play a vital role in integrating the production and order management systems? Would you describe yourself as tech-savvy and extremely detail oriented? If so, read on…


The Role:

We are seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Production Planning Coordinator and Order Controller. You’ll play a pivotal role integrating and moving data from the MRP (Access) to the Production Operating System (Harford). A lot of this work will be done with Microsoft Excel. If you are passionate about planning and administration, with a keen eye for detail and a strong ability to navigate within the drinks industry, we want to hear from you.


Are you who we're looking for?

  • You have 2 years' experience in planning and/or administration, preferably within the drinks industry.
  • You possess proficiency with systems, including MS Office suite, and extensive knowledge of MRP systems (Access System and Harford would be advantageous).
  • You would describe yourself as highly process and compliance focused.
  • You have the ability to create and implement new processes.
  • You are a proficient problem solver with foresight and the ability to course correct.
  • You have a dogged determination to succeed, high energy, tenacity, and a "can do" attitude.
  • You definitely have a strong ability to work with limited direction, using initiative, and maintaining a high standard of work autonomously.


What the day to day could look like

  • Managing the bottling instruction process from Customer Order to product availability for supply.
  • Aligning dates on bottling instructions in the Access MRP system with the manually produced bottling plan.
  • Developing and maintaining key relationships and communication channels with various functions to provide continuous order status updates and managing customer expectations.
  • Compiling and providing customer order status via the shortfall report from Customer Services.
  • Collaborating with Planners to take corrective actions for stock availability and reviewing alternative finished stock.
  • Maintaining bottling instruction data imports with Harford, ensuring compliance and adherence to standard operating procedures.
  • Conducting regular audits to ensure alignment between the plan and Harford.
  • Providing proactive support for product life cycle management.
  • Carrying out reporting and analysis.
  • Supporting the Product Master Data process and annual packaging and waste submissions.
  • Ensuring customer orders are planned for production and dispatched within agreed lead times, achieving a minimum of 97% OTIF for UK customers and 95% for International.
  • Maintaining stock availability for core products without service issues.
  • Developing and enhancing planning processes within the business, reducing dependency on manual processes and Excel.
  • Supporting the implementation of automated processes, such as Harford mass BI uploading.


Interested? If so, get in touch with Bora Kesal at or on 07506374371. Alternatively, click the button below to apply directly.

HRC is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated as such.

Job Posted: 
Wed, 28 Feb 2024
Closing Date: 
Wed, 28 Feb 2024

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