Senior Supply Chain Planner

  • Location

    Watford, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


A great opportunity for a dynamic supply chain professional to join a growing organisation as a Senior Supply Chain Planner


Responsibilities of the Senior Supply Chain Planner;

Oversee the Monthly Planning Cycle including development of the key S&OP stages within each cycle.

Define and agree inventory strategies for all sku's.

Work closely with other departments to develop and agree accurate capacity plans.

Identify discrepancies within supply and demand and develop planning solutions to be agreed through S&OP process.

Develop sku supply and inventory projections.

Drive planning meetings to ensure production execution is tracking to agreed plan.

Ensure plans are accurately reflected in the ERP system to support manufacturing schedules and accurate material requirements planning.

Ensure ongoing material availability to support the manufacturing plan.

Manage and report performance against agreed inventory level targets.

Promote continuous improvement culture.


Personal Specification for the Senior Supply Chain Planner;

Degree qualified or relevant professional qualification.

Inventory Management experience within a manufacturing environment.

Experience of Supply Chain & Planning.

Experience of working within the Pharmaceutical, Food or Chemical industries.

Good working knowledge of MRP / ERP systems.

Excellent IT skills including Intermediate to advanced Excel.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Very strong analytical skills.

Ability to work well as part of a team.

Ambitious and Self-Motivated.


This role would suit you if you have held any of the following roles; Material Controller, Materials Planner, Inventory Controller, Supply Chain Specialist, Supply Planner, Supply Chain Analyst, S&OP Planner.