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  • Location

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

  • Contact email:

    lisa.pascoe@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LP2945_1634901206

An excellent opportunity for a dynamic supply chain professional to join a busy organisation as a Supply Planner.

Key Responsibilities of the 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 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.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills.
  • 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.