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  • Location

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

  • Contact email:

    lisa.pascoe@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LP2840_1625752697

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced supply chain professional to join a growing organisation as a Senior Supply Planner.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Supply Planner;

Plan and monitor the end-to-end supply chain from third party manufacturers and suppliers through to release to sales in UK and International markets.

Optimise the use of SAP, through the maintenance and review of planning parameters.

Negotiate with suppliers' inventory management related parameters; safety stocks, minimum order quantities and lead times as required.

Manage new product introductions, packaging changes and customer demands ensuring volumes and requirements are communicated across the business.

Produce regular KPI reporting across multiple supply chain metrics, including supplier performance and inventory holding.

Produce further analysis as required to identify operational issues.

Perform root cause analysis routinely to identify improvements across all aspects of Supply Planning.

Own Supply chain processes, document and maintain SOP's constantly identifying and implementing areas of improvement.

Manage the movement, receipt and reconciliation of stock.

Personal Specification of the Senior Supply Planner;

Degree qualified / Professional qualifications or equivalent.

Supply Chain Planning experience.

Proven Supplier facing experience.

Experience within a Fast-Paced environment.

Intermediate / Advanced Excel skills.

Good working knowledge of ERP / MRP systems.

Leadership experience would be an advantage.

Strong analytical and numerical skills.

Self-motivated and enthusiastic.

This role would be suitable for you if you have held any of the following roles; Supply Chain Controller, Supply Planner, Supply Chain Planner, Supply Chain Coordinator.