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Supply Planner - Beauty and Cosmetics

Based in Sittingbourne, Kent our client are a growing FMCG business specialising in beauty and cosmetics.

Description

The Supply planner will be responsible for creating and managing the material schedule to meet production needs, liaising with suppliers and managing the delivery of materials.

  • Create, maintain and utilise stock flow and order analysis worksheets
  • Process purchase orders and liaise with suppliers regarding product information
  • Work with suppliers to plan container loading to ensure effective delivery of stock to support demand requirements
  • Communicate with managers on airfreight requirements and costs, working to budgets and targets
  • Liaise with the Imports Planner to confirm shipments and ensure containers are being proceed on time at origin
  • Liaise with suppliers about production and delivery timings. Advancing or delaying order as necessary to support sales forecasts
  • Review out of stock and/or shortage of supply issues and recommend mitigating actions
  • Work closely with the project teams and suppliers to manage any potential risks to time frames of projects
  • Maintain the ERP system data, reporting any information to relevant departments as necessary
  • Travel to London as required to attend trade and commercial meetings

Profile

The successful Supply Planner will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience maintaining inventory looking at optimisation of parameters and levels
  • An understanding of material management strategies
  • Ability to conduct root cause analysis of out of stock and shortage situations
  • Exposure to working with both UK and overseas suppliers
  • Strong IT skills including MS packages and use of ERP systems

Job Offer

Competitive annual salary

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14021371/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Sittingbourne
Salary
£24000 to £28000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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