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Supply Planning Lead

Our client are a well established global brand with a secure and growing order book. The Liverpool site has been at the forefront of NPD and investment within the group benefiting from a first class senior leadership team. As a result the business has shown double digit growth YOY.

To support the operation on a local and international basis the Supply Chain team is an experience, high performing unit, and well thought of within the group. This is a great time to join as there are numerous development projects which will positively impact the role and the Liverpool site.


As the Supply Planning Lead you will:

  • Support the operation and own the planning window from 4 weeks plus.
  • Ensure security of supply within the current supply base. Should additional capacity be required work with central purchasing to gain secondary and tertiary supply online
  • Analyse longer term requirements, and where possible provide visibility to incumbent suppliers, helping them meet requirements.
  • Own supplier relationships and be a point of escalation if required, this could include issues of quality, failure to supply to plan, and mitigation of price increases where possible
  • Develop strong relationships with production, quality, logistics, and central planning teams to enable efficient problem solving and the highlighting opportunities to optimise the current inbound supply chain
  • Build a network across other divisions to ensure best practice is shared


The successful candidate will:

  • Be operating as a Supply Planning Lead, or similar role within a food or pharmaceutical production environment
  • Show a track record of a Continuous Improvement (CI) approach within previous roles
  • Be able to demonstrate problem solving with a material supply based environment on a local and international level
  • Exhibit strong stakeholder skills with the ability to build effective networks both internally and externally
  • Ideally have come from a SAP based environment recently

Job Offer

circa £37,000 + highly competitive benefits package

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Category
Job Type
£35000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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