Supply Planner - successful global company

Aximis Limited
Up to £28K Basic + Excellent Benefits
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client, an award winning, highly successful distribution company is looking for a number of supply planners. Successful applicants will ensure timely and cost effective processing of purchase orders against plan, supply and approved Sales Orders. Roles and responsibilities Understand and master the client’s order management policy, process and escalation methodology and changes to facilitate a smooth and agile supply planning process. Plan the Supply of product as per the Consensus Demand Plan taking into consideration supply constraints, lot sizing, and customer requested delivery dates Communicate supply rejections and constraints. Take remedial action or provide alternative proposal for decision by Senior Management. Ensure timely scheduling of supply based on the Consensus Demand Plan. Analyse non-stocking Vendor purchase requisitions and prepare purchase orders to ensure timely and cost effective supply. Review and plan the supply of configured and compliance restricted orders appropriately with required documentation. Submit purchase orders to vendors via appropriate tools EDI/Portal/PDF and ensure vendor order acknowledgement/confirmation/ are update. Review purchase order back log and update ETA and ETA changes against the purchase orders. Expedite orders and advance ETA with vendors in line with business requirement. Skills and experience Proven experience in Purchasing within a similar industry, an advantage. Knowledge and experience working with ERP systems (SAP), an advantage. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Comfortable working in a cross functional company, with major interaction with other business streams. Strong analytical skills, with expert understanding of Supply Chain data and experience using various query/reporting tools. Problem solving, Time Management and Prioritisation skills for day to day task at hand, a must. Aximis (West) are a specialist Recruitment Agency acting on behalf of our client. This job was originally posted as

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