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Supply Planner

Job Title: Supply Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Middlesex
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90460
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: drw.47423.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 05, 2012 18:03

Job Description

This leading and well established Global FMCG Business, with globally recognized brands, is currently recruiting for a Supply Planner. The main purpose to the role is to ensure replenishment processes are adhered to for maximum product availability at a minimum cost. Key Responsibilities; * Strive for continuous improvements across the team, implementing new objectives and dimensions regularly to achieve a higher bench mark. * Close communication with Customer Demand/Demand planners and factories to ensure the demand and supply is balanced. * Proactive involvement in NPD/co-packing processes to make sure this is managed and delivered in a cost effective way. * Continuous development of quality relationships with manufacturing plants, third party contractors and customers. * Ensuring the timely and cost effective replenishment of stock from UK and European production site through to the businesses third party warehouse. * Inventory Management - ongoing safety stock review, stock reconciliations and management of shelf life/stock at risk. * Demand Control - the tracking of abnormal demand and management of forecast consumption. * Updating and ongoing audit of Materials Master Data. Successful candidates will ideally have exposure in a supply and demand planning role within FMCG environment, which have man management experience. They will possess outstanding team-working ability and excellent analytical skills with the ability to assimilate large amounts of data. They will be able to articulate results and ideas in a concise manner to both internal colleagues and external clients. Working experience using systems (Manugistics, SAP reporting/Planning programmes) would be an advantage.