Supply Planner

Butler Ross
01 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A great opportunity for a dynamic supply chain professional to join a growing organisation as a Supply Planner on an initial 12 Month Fixed Term Contract basis. This role involves responsibility for planning, analysis and co-ordination of material purchases to achieve agreed production, customer service, inventory and purchasing objectives whilst minimising total cost to the business. Responsibilities of the Supply Planner; Ensure on time placement of purchase orders to support Limited life finished goods production. Negotiate as necessary with vendors to ensure required delivery dates can be met in order to support production plans. Expedite EMEA limited life purchase orders to protect service. Liaise with EMEA New Product Planners to advise any changes to the supplier delivery dates. Work with freight forwarding company to ensure appropriate method of shipments are carried out for overseas deliveries. Take appropriate action to minimise wastage of materials and resources. Work with EMEA New Product Planners to controlling obsolescence by destroying stock in a timely manner. Managing supplier issues and working with Global Supplier Relations and Quality Assurance. Personal Specification for the Supply Planner; Degree qualified or equivalent would be preferred. Proven experience in procurement, production planning and a strong knowledge of Supply Chain (including MRP process and inventory management techniques) would be beneficial. Good working knowledge of MRP systems, preferably SAP. Excellent IT skills including Intermediate to advanced Excel. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills. Ability to work well as part of a team. Flexibility to travel within Europe This role would suit you if you have held any of the following roles; Supply Chain Planner, Supply Planner, Supply Chain Controller, Production Planner, Production Controller, Materials Planner, Materials Controller or Inventory Controller. This job was originally posted as