Supply Chain Planner

Full Time Permanent

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In this role you will be accountable for the commercial supply chain activities for a business hub portfolio, ensuring exceptional levels of customer service and working capital are achieved.

The scope of the role includes Demand Planning, CMO Supply Planning and Inventory Management and will also act as the commercial supply chain interface into the manufacturing site.

Client Details

Our client is a manufacturer based in Huddersfield, producing household name brand products.

Due to a restructure following increased business they are looking for Supply Chain Planners to join the team.


Be the UK Supply Chain (SC) representative within a Business Hub Team, aligning the SC plans to the business hub strategy and having an instrumental impact on the performance of the hub
Provide additional support to an additional hub based on the needs of the business
Lead the demand management process for your business hub as part of the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process
Collaborate with commercial organization to ensure demand plans accurately reflect latest market intelligence and assumptions (which improve forecast accuracy and bias)
Define the planning parameters for your portfolio in collaboration with Group Supply Chain
Own and be accountable for your SC master data
To ensure CMO supply plans are in place that support both customer service and working capital objectives (inventory health)
Act as the interface between commercial and in-house supply, ensuring collaboration around demand and supply, balancing service, inventory health and operational efficiency
Improve cross-functional collaboration especially between key stakeholders e.g. customer service, sales, marketing, finance
Deliver improvements in SC KPI's; forecast accuracy, forecast bias, OTIF, PFR and DIO
Improve Inventory Health: optimize stock, reduce SLOBS and write-offs
To proactively drive and support change within the supply chain, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and supporting the prioritization and implementation of themProfile

Minimum two years supply chain planning andor demand management experience ideally in the FMCG andor pharmaceutical sectors
Ideally degree qualified
Experience of SAP or similar ERP systems, ideally including SAP IBPDP andor SAP APO
Experience of S&OP
Good understanding of inventory management techniques to optimize service and inventory healthJob Offer

Salary DOE
Flexible working hours
Hybrid working
Progression opportunity