Supply Chain Planner

  • Location

    Bournemouth, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


A fantastic opportunity for a dynamic Supply Chain professional to join a leading organisation as a Supply Chain Planner.


Key Responsibilities of the Supply Chain Planner;

Assist with the monthly forecast review and analyse historic demand and stock levels.

Review forecasts with sales team on monthly basis.

Have a full understanding of product lifecycle to aid forecasting.

Ensure all new business forecasts are validated and acted upon quickly.

Assist in identifying optimum Stock holdings.

Raise all purchase orders/enquires with suppliers in a timely manner.

Confirm all orders with suppliers within an agreed time frame.

Assist in the review of slow and fast-moving lines.

Assist in the production of weekly reports for assigned departments.

Monitor critical paths of key products for launch ensuring any issues are highlighted.

Review daily shipping exceptions and advise of actions ensuring awareness of any risk.

Actively ensure all orders are delivered on time, working closely with logistics coordinators and suppliers.

Ensure all Master Data issues are flagged to Purchasing.


Personal Specification for the Supply Chain Planner;

Experience in a supply chain or purchasing position.

Retail or FMCG industry would be preferred.

Advanced working knowledge of Excel.

Experience of using an ERP / MRP system.

Educated to A Level standard or equivalent.

Ability to prioritise a heavy workload and work to deadlines with a high level of accuracy.

Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work well as part of a team or on own initiative.


This role would suit an individual with experience in any of the following roles; supply chain analyst, inventory controller, merchandiser, stock control analyst, demand planner or supply chain planner.