Based in Dartford, Kent our client are design and manufacture specialists of homeware products.
The Planner will work with the planning team to provide strategic, operational and day-to-day support ensuring that customer service levels and inventory targets are achieved in line with business objectives.
Work with the planning function to provide a procurement schedule to suppliers which achieves targets aligning to Inventory turns and cost
Maintain and publish KPI's on Supply Chain performance; Inventory, OTIF, Back Orders etc.
Review planning procedures and propose improvements where necessary
Manage the supply levels of SKU's from NPD to end of life
Monitor supplier performance and provide reports to the relevant stakeholders
The successful Planner will be able to demonstrate:
Understanding of and previous exposure to a planning environment
Ability to analyse data and present to a group
Strong IT skills including Excel formulas and pivot tables
Ability to manage high priority tasks simultaneously
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal