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Supply Chain Planner (12 Month FTC)

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorNon-Grocery, Retail
Salary£26,000 to £28,000 per annum
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesDemand Planning Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted10 September 2018

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The role will be responsible for planning the supply of assigned electrical and non-electrical product lines to the business globally to meet forecasted demand and to ensure customer service, inventory and cost KPIs are met.

Client Details

A leading UK retail brand producing high-end products, known on a global basis.


  • Using the monthly forecast from sales teams, plan supply to meet customer service, inventory and cost KPIs.
  • Support the monthly Supply Review, ensuring this delivers an aligned plan and clear visibility of stock availability, projected inventory, inventory health, service and cost.
  • Ensure on-time delivery of new and promotional products to market. Represent Supply Chain within NPD (New Production Development) and Limited Edition project teams.
  • Work with suppliers to optimise the supply plan and Supply Chain flows.
  • Report supplier on-time performance. Work with suppliers and the wider operations team to resolve issues as they arise. Put in place the right processes, calls and reports to manage supplier performance.
  • Manage operational activities to ensure the availability of stock to meet forecasted demand, including raising purchase orders, updating supplier schedules, tracking and managing documentation for inbound deliveries.
  • Work with Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain teams to identify every opportunity to drive out excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Anticipate issues to help manage Supply Chain risk. "Go the extra mile" to ensure that issues are resolved promptly.


  • Experience in a Supply Planning role, ideally within a similar consumer products business
  • Experience in managing extended third party supply chains, including manufacturing in the Far East, would be ideal.
  • Able to work under own direction to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the capability to troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Sound numerical skills and proficient in Excel.
  • Strong and effective organising and communication skills.
  • Relevant systems experience (Logility planning suite and SAP would be ideal but not required).

Job Offer

An fantastic opportunity for a Planner to expand their supply chain knowledge and gain exposure with a leading high-end brand established in Yorkshire.

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