Supply Planner

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Manchester
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading FMCG organisaion based in Greater Manchester are looking to recruit a Supply Planner to join their team.

About the role:

* Accountable for developing and maintaining a valid supply network plan for assigned UK manufacturing sites
* Develop what-if supply scenarios and develop recommendations in response to actual or anticipated changes in demand or supply
* Actively participate and support New Product introduction to ensure that supply network plans are optimally created and that supply plans are executed in support of the established timelines
* Effectively manage and optimise the daily flow of stock end to end, acting as the intrinsic link between site/depot operations and Central Planning
* Full involvement in daily product flow management at site level. Assessing balance requirements and timing by liaising with site despatch and production teams.
* Becoming the key communication link between site functions and Central Planning- attending meetings as required.
* Ensure any risks are quickly identified with mitigation plans in place, ensuring these are clearly communicated and agreed.
* Facilitate the setup of efficient production plans to deliver optimum stock levels.
* Monitoring adherence to plans and schedules.
* Support Central Schedulers in developing a standard way of working.
* Champion Cross functional working, improving and expanding on relationships.
* Take the lead at site level for CI.

About the person:

* Ideally degree qualified or overseas equivalent.
* Significant experience in planning long term planning horizon within a supply chain function
* Excellent stakeholder management skills to bring together inputs from multiple operational departments
* Ability to influence others, and potential to lead a small team in the future
* Ability to crystallise complex planning situations into clear messages
* Ability to present data clearly and to generate actions and decisions from data-driven discussions
* This role requires some weekend work

To apply for the role please send your CV or call (Apply online only) quoting the reference 50207043 if you have any questions around the role

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