Senior Supply Planner

Slough, Berkshire
£35,000 - £38,000 per annum
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Senior Supply Chain Planner
Location: Slough
Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 per year
Job Type: Full Time

The company client is a quirky FMCG business who are now seeking to recruit a credible and influential Senior Supply Chain Planner who is able to 'think on their feet' and drive the team forward. The successful candidate will join the team based in Slough and will be responsible for managing the end to end supply and includes: factory supply chain, demand planning and customer collaboration. This is a unique opportunity to join a forward thinking organization who truly invests in their people and future.

Major duties for this role involve as follows:

* Manage the Supply and Demand Planning team for all skus and all supplier base using SAP
* Liaising with 3PL to ensure KPIs are met (inventory, stock availability, inbound freight and supplier performance)
* Driving inventory reduction and optimisation activities to ensure targets are achieved
* Ensure consistently high stock availability levels for all products across all depots
* Customer collaboration with key retail customers and demand planning
* Process improvements and continuous improvement across the whole supply chain

Background and competencies required:

* A strong understanding of Manufacturing or FMCG supply chain with at least 3 years+ FMCG supply chain experience
* Experienced SAP user
* Excellent communication and influencing to develop strong relationships internally and externally
* Able to prioritise and allocate time effectively
* Diligent in completion of tasks and projects
* Strong team player
* Highly organised and motivated

Keywords: "Senior Supply Chain Planner" OR " Supply Chain Manager" OR "Supply Planner" OR "Supply Planning" OR "Supply Planner"

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.