Role details

Supply Planner

Shepton Mallet   •   £20,000 - £25,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Supply Planner Needed - Shepton Mallet - FMCG
  • Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain

About Our Client

Our Client is a growing FMCG business based in Somerset

Job Description

  • Foster and maintain strong working relationships with suppliers and internal operations so that inventory supply plans and inventory levels are fully understood by all
  • Analyse and influence plans to drive and deliver stock level improvements
  • Translate demand/forecast requirements based on seasonality and promotions both internal and external
  • Assertively escalate and clearly communicate issues, as well as developing, driving and implementing resolutions
  • Generate and communicate comprehensive root cause analysis regarding supply, inventory and demand constraints
  • Follow Supply Planning related Key Performance Indicators
  • Generate and circulate key inventory reports projecting inventory evolution against forecast and receipt schedules
  • Share and actively instil 'best practices' within Planning functions
  • Maintain the agreed target stock levels and stock holding policies; ensuring the integrity of Inventory Planning master data
  • Work closely with Logistics function to resolve supply issues and maximise opportunities to sell products
  • Assist in the identification and delivery of supply chain related improvement activities

The Successful Applicant

Desirable Knowledge and Skills;

  • Working knowledge of;
    • supply planning functions/disciplines
    • SAP or ERP / MRP
    • Business Warehouse
    • Intermediate Excel (data manipulation via pivot tables and functions)

Personal Competencies

  • Outstanding oral, aural and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical abilities and innovative problem solving skills
  • Well practised and effective negotiation skills
  • Very strong organisational skills
  • Attention to detail without losing the bigger picture
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas simply to all levels of the business

What's on Offer

£20000 - £25000 + Benefits

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