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Inventory Planner

Division: Sales & Distribution

Location: Banbury

Would you like the opportunity to work with some of the world’s largest brands?

DCS Group is the UK’s leading Distributor, Manufacturer and Exporter of Health Beauty and Household products. As the uniquely appointed representatives for Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, PZ Cussons, SC Johnson to name a few, DCS has unrivalled multi-channel insight and category expertise. Our latest exciting plans to develop and grow our new Food distribution business has seen major brands such as Whitworths and Danone joining forces with DCS.

DCS Group is passionate and proud about all that we do, the customers we serve and our people. Operating out of two amazing sites, we have the 26-acre Banbury Head Office and warehousing facilities as well as our new state of the art Health and Beauty manufacturing facility occupying 100,000 sq. ft based in Redditch.

As a family-owned business, we are very proud of our ethos, our people and 26 years of successive growth. We offer a very special opportunity of being able to join a welcoming, dynamic, fun place to work, and to work directly with the world’s biggest FMCG power brands.


We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Inventory Planner to join us on a 12 month fixed-term, contract, full-time basis working 08.00-16.00 at our Sales & Distribution division on site in Banbury. 


As a Inventory Planner, your duties will include:

  • Negotiating with and buying stock from suppliers to ensure stock levels are maintained and that all customer orders can be fulfilled, but ensuring that we do not overstock
  • Work alongside other departments to ensure that orders are processed and dispatched in a timely manner
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure customer demands are met and forecasting additional stock requirements
  • Investigate and report any stock discrepancies to the supplier and raise/complete quality incidence reports as required
  • Maintain professional working relationships with suppliers and customers at all times

What we are looking for in our ideal Inventory Planner:

  • You will already have experience of buying stock/stock control
  • You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, being able to effortlessly to communicate at all levels
  • You will be highly numerate and be focused on accuracy, being correct first time
  • You will have experience of working within a busy warehouse environment
  • You will have excellent time management skills, being able to prioritise your workload and work under pressure ensuring deadlines are met and customer expectations are managed

Core benefits of working for DCS Group:

As a family business, we place a great deal of importance on the well-being and happiness of our staff and the benefits they can enjoy.

  • Life Cover
  • Pension
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Well-being
  • Subsidised Cafe including free breakfast
  • Staff Shop
  • Social Events


There’s no place quite like DCS Group and we’re proud of that, which is all down to the people who work here.  If you want to be part of our expanding company which offers exciting opportunities for career progression, we would love to hear from you!

To apply, complete the form below attaching your CV and detailing your salary expectations.  Alternatively, contact the Recruitment Team at or telephone 01789 208000 to request an application form.

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