Supply Planner

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    Bury, Greater Manchester

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    Tom Wowk

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    12 months ago

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing Demand Plans, create a data driven Supply Plan to ensure strong stock optimization plans are in place.

  • Manage the exchange of information between the business and the suppliers to ensure that order requirements are communicated ahead of purchase to secure capacity and materials

  • Drive the Buy Review process, ensuring that all purchases are signed off within agreed company guidelines.

  • Advise Expediting team of requirement to buy, providing adequate schedule to help inventory flow.

  • Proactive analysis of the products of responsibility leading to inventory optimization.

  • Ensure the adherence to working capital commitments in line with the targets generated through the regular forecasts

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers driving for improvement via supplier performance reviews and supplier score cards

  • Provide business with analysis and data to drive effective decision making

  • Provide data driven KPI measurements across both category and suppliers

  • Identify slow or non-moving lines, providing suggestions to manage these whilst maintaining margin

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Experience in a multi-speed supply chain environment
  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrable excellent time management ability

  • Strong supply planning background with experience working with long lead times ideally within FMCG

  • Significant ERP and Excel experience

  • Experience of working with Navision would be beneficial

The company prides itself on creating an inspiring environment for employees, generating an ethos of entrepreneurial spirit and rewarding opportunities. There are definite long term career options for the right candidate, plus a great environment to work in.

To apply, please email a copy of your most up to date CV or call Tom Wowk on 0161 707 1516 for more details.