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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
Salary£33,000 to £35,000 per annum
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesDemand Planning Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs, Warehousing Jobs
Date Posted26 July 2018

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Category Innovation Planner within the European team, to play a role in bringing these innovations to life both in the Leeds SU and across the virtual factory network.

Client Details

Our client produce great products from a range of more than 400 brands, making them a household name across the globe.

  • Accountable for the planning and management of projects for a given portfolio to define scope, key activities and timings required to prove capability and move into production.
  • Create/manage networks and lead SC element of all Innovation projects within a given portfolio.
  • Working in cross functional teams, led by marketing with representatives from technical functions – hold individuals accountable for the delivery of their activities and ensure projects remain “on track” vs. delivery expectations.
  • Management of projects to very tight timescales - an ability to work to agreed deadlines is essential.
  • Attendance of regular brand team meetings and project meetings, to review brand plans and ensure teams are set up to deliver new innovations against the required timings.
  • Working with key countries to ensure a customer focus in both the delivery of innovation projects and implementation of best practice, ensuring end to end supply chain costs are minimised.
  • Responsibility for logistics data. An aptitude for using systems e.g. Microsoft Project & Excel is important. Training on internal systems will be provided as required.
  • Involvement in VIP projects & production transfers between sites. He/she will also play a key role in reducing the complexity of the product portfolio through Smart Complexity principles.
  • Support implementation of category-wide change projects.

  • Microsoft Excel skills – would be ideal to have VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables and other skills, but not essential. Must have basic Excel skills
  • SAP is desirable, not essential.
    Microsoft Project experience is more important than SAP.
  • Will consider someone without a degree but has solid experience.
  • It is a role that requires a level of numeracy or literacy.

Job Offer

This is a great opportunity to work woth a global brand and expand your knowledge of supply chain within a blue chip organisation.

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