Supply Chain Planner

Competitive
Contract
Manchester
20 Apr 2020
BBBH758227

Supply Planner ** Immediate Start ** Long Term Contract ** Competitive Rate**

Supply Planner

The main focus of the role is to ensure customer on-time delivery for a given portfolio, ensure efficient use of Inventory and introduce new products to the agreed timelines

Accountabilities:

  • Maintain balance of overall supply/demand requirements for their portfolio
  • Challenging commercial units (receiving countries) and third party demands, sales forecasts & demand uncertainty
  • Proactively identify demand uncertainties and future supply constraints and develop options/scenarios to ensure that requested delivery dates are ensured
  • Maintain strong relationship with Supply Chain Management and Commercial Teams to ensure their plans are aligned with both the business and Supply Chain Strategies
  • Work in partnership with Supply Chain managers, Global planners, Asset planners and Demand Managers to ensure the optimisation of inventory throughout the regional supply chain (AI, raw materials, bulk and finished products)

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • Significant experience in a supply chain planning environment, with high preference for experience in the agribusiness sector
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Planning processes and solid experience with reports and advanced excel skills
  • Strong sense of urgency combined with good prioritisation skills
  • Ability to translate system figures and market insights into workable plans
  • The ability to understand and reconcile conflicting objectives
  • Team player, able to work across functional boundaries and cultures
  • Ownership of problems through to completion
  • Able to make tough decisions under pressure
  • Supply Planning environment. BI, APO, SAP R3 within a manufacturing environment
  • Solid understanding for manufacturing processes would be preferred

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' / Masters' degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, IT or other equivalent work experience

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