Shenwick Recruitment Limited specialises in recruitment solutions across the sectors of Demand Planning and Supply Chain

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Shenwick Recruitment Limited specialises in recruitment solutions across the sectors of Demand Planning and Supply Chain

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Supply Planner

Reference: VAC-73
Sector(s): Demand Planning, Supply Planning
Salary: £ 25,000 to £ 30,000 Per Annum
Salary Details: Dependent on experience
Town/City: Burton on Trent
Contract Type: Permanent

My client, a large FMCG company near Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, requires an experienced Supply Planner to join their central planning team. This is a permanent position.

The Role

  • Responsibility for a specific product category within the overall product portfolio, although at times the candidate will be required to help plan other product categories, when required
  • Achieving required order fill KPI's as well as product wastage KPI's
  • Placing all purchase orders from external suppliers on the central ERP system
  • Using both historical sales data and future demand forecast data, to ascertain volume requirements for each SKU
  • Reviewing product forecasts with the Demand Planning team, and providing relevant marketing and promotional information to further improve the company forecast accuracy
  • Managing short shelf life products on a daily basis and proactively working with customers to ensure minimum wastage
  • Assisting in the compilation of the monthly Contract Review pack, by providing required information on the overall product category

The Candidate

  • At least two years experience within a Supply Planning environment
  • Experience of automated replenishment programmes (DRP, MRP) would be an advantage
  • Experience of data analytics in a Supply Chain environment
  • Good team player, capable of quickly establishing a good rapport with fellow team members
  • Ability to work on own initiative and flexible in approach to dealing with certain planning situations that will be encountered
  • Medium to advanced Microsoft Excel skills

All candidates must demonstrate their right to work in the United Kingdom, on application