Supply Planner

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 May 2021
Closes
18 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to boost your career in a dynamic and global FMCG company? We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Supply Planner to join our Supply Planning team based at our head office in Leeds. In this role you will report to the Planning Optimisation Manager.

Responsibilities

Some of your key responsibilities in the role will include:

• Based on forecasts, order production and transportation, achieving stock levels that contribute to a high delivery service to customers and minimise wastage of finished goods.

• As required, generating production plans which support replenishment strategies to deliver excellent customer service

• Planning and optimising stock levels by setting models and parameters such as safety stock, production frequency etc. to ensure delivery of customer service targets and minimising wastage in all forms

• Coordinating and cooperating with demand planners, production supply , warehouse, transportation, commercial etc., to ensure a cost-efficient flow with high delivery service in the whole value chain.

• Ensuring continuous improvement of the replenishment planning process and system and identifying and suggesting improvements in the rest of the value chain

• Actively participating in S&OP to proactively make sure that Supply Chain can fulfil requirements

Skills

The successful candidate will have significant experience of working within an FMCG environment, ideally within a similar production/ replenishment planning role. You will have a strong understanding of the levers involved in end to end supply chains and experience of managing and delivering supply related projects. With an analytical mindset, you will also have a proven ability to gain buy-in and commitment to your ideas and will be an effective communicator. You also have an active, lean and creative approach to problem solving. You will have previous experience of working with SAP and experience of Power BI & APO would also be desirable