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Supply Planner

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  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35k

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

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An excellent opportunity for a dynamic supply chain professional to join a leading organisation as a Supply Planner.  This position will work within the Supply Chain team, to manage the order placement process and effectively manage the supply process.


Key Responsibilities of the Supply Planner;

  • Support the Planning Manager to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Understand the inventory parameters and settings which drive purchase order requirements.
  • Manage the purchase order process including;
  • Placement of orders in line with forecast.
  • Ensure lead-times are adhered to
  • Expedite purchase orders
  • Manage and maintain SAP product master data.
  • Measure and report variances in supplier performance.
  • Work collaboratively with other business areas to support the introduction of new products.


Personal Specification of the Supply Planner;

  • Degree qualified or equivalent.
  • Supply Chain / Inventory Management experience.
  • Experience within a Manufacturing or Distribution environment.
  • Good working knowledge of SAP/ MRP.
  • Intermediate / Advanced Excel.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to operate well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Team player, focussed on total company delivery.


This role would be suitable for you if you have held any of the following roles; Supply Chain Planner, Supply Planner, Demand Planner, Supply Chain Customer Service Coordinator or Supply Chain Analyst.