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Supply planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorOther
Salary£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
LocationsBerkshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesDemand Planning Jobs, Inventory Management, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted08 January 2019

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Join a Leading electronics Distribution Business based in Berkshire as a Supply planner.

Client Details

My Client is a leading electronics Distrubition business based in Berkshire looking for a a Supply Planner to join their team.


The key responsibilities for the Supply Planner role based in Berkshire are:
  • Placement of internal and external purchase orders to agreed SLA’s whilst ensuring we maximise our commercial capabilities at point of purchase

  • Manipulate system settings such as historical demand, safety stock, replenishment cycles and lead times to improve the procure to pay cycle and ensure good inventory quality for our customers

  • Maintain correct stock profiles supporting customer demand and service level expectations. Owning and improving all aspects of inventory holding risk through movement of stock across various locations, executing all stock rotations or buybacks to agreed terms and working with external specialist partners to remove obsolete articles

  • Responsible for management of inbound inventory to supply plan through review of exceptions and supplier orderbook data ensuring all risk to supply is mitigated within agreed service levels OTTP (On Time To Promise), OTTR (On Time To Request)

  • Provide analysis and insight on inventory performance to key stakeholders both internal and external and can manipulate large data sets to generate desired actions and outputs

  • Monitor and improve supplier performance by driving for process automation through collaborative working and joint continuous improvement programs

  • Be the key interface within inventory management for supplier meetings and internal reviews focused on performance, process improvement and core KPI’s


The successful candidate for the Supply Planner role based in Berkshire will have the following skill set:
  • Knowledge in a combination of inventory management, procurement or supply chain roles, preferably in a fast-paced environment.

  • Very strong Microsoft Excel, Access and data manipulation skills with the demonstrated ability to process into tangible outputs, recommendations and actions

  • Sound commercial and business acumen with an eye on internal and external global market factors and trends

  • Prior Knowledge in communication infrastructure or security technology products desirable, but not essential.

Job Offer

A chance to a join a leading electronics distribution company based in Berkshire as a supply planner.

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