Supply Planner

Ash Green
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Supply Planner
Aldershot, Hampshire
£30,000 to £35,000 + benefits

Our client is a Japanese corporate who specialise in the manufacture and sales of electrical connectors across multiple industries. Employing over 5,000 people worldwide with an annual turnover of over £894billion, their diverse products include electronic devices from connectors to aerospace electronic equipment, optics-related products, and various other types of machinery and equipment.

They are now looking for a Supply Planner to strengthen their Supply Chain team in Hampshire. The SP will manage the order placement process in line with company forecasts and net stock position, improving supply reliability from both internal and external vendors in order to meet the high service level expectations of the customers.

About the role

  • Understand the forecasting process and support the Planning Manager in improving forecast accuracy
  • Manage the inventory holding in line with set company stock holding targets
  • Adjust forecasts and orders accordingly in line with demand fluctuations and promotional activity
  • Placement of PO's on suppliers in a timely manner in accordance with agreed supply lead times
  • Manage and maintain SAP product master data such as lead times and safety stock settings
  • Working with the internal Sales and Customer Service teams to resolve supply problems, changes to customer demands and direct/indirect shipments
  • Provide accurate delivery dates to customers via the internal Sales and Customer Service teams

About you

  • An experienced planner with clear understanding of inventory management, replenishment and supply planning in a distribution environment
  • Worked in a high service level business to business environment, preferably automotive, engineering, electrical component or very similar
  • Attention to detail
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of SAP
  • Effective prioritisation/time management and negotiation/influencing skills
  • Proficient communication skills; written & oral
  • Supply Chain qualification such as CIPS is highly desirable

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are an experienced Supply Planner, have had exposure to a high SKU count, preferably in an electronics environment and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Supply Chain Planner role, please contact Scott Williams at Jonathan Lee Recruitment PSC17

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