Supply Chain Planner

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  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    Up to £26k

  • 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.