Supply Chain Demand Planner

  • Permanent
  • Taunton, South West
  • Posted 2nd August 2022
  • £31000 - £36000 per Annum + Competitive Benefits
  • Ref: 1202534
Exclusively working with my client to recruit a Supply Chain Demand Planner to join a team that is very much the heartbeat of the business. The organisation is an award winning and innovative business. This is a key role in ensuring the right supply to the customer base through close liaison with both suppliers and internal stakeholders.

Supply Chain Demand Planner Responsibilities:
*Build key relationships with suppliers, operations and the sales team to deliver the right stock levels to support the phenomenal sales growth.
*Work closely with suppliers to understand their supply chain and identify opportunities that provide mutual benefit to both businesses.
*Work with the warehouse and key stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of raw materials and packaging to suppliers to support production plans.
*Provide suppliers with a stock demand plan based on the forecasted sales and stock policy
*Work with the SC team by providing visibility and resolution on any risks to service.
*Implement and lead monthly supplier meetings and work with suppliers to drive agreed KPIs.
*Implement a balance scorecard with suppliers to agree requirements on key metrics and drive improvement where required.
*Raise purchase orders for materials in line with the agreed stockholding criteria.
*Manage the implementation and discontinuation of products, whilst maximising service and minimising obsolete stock.

Supply Chain Demand Planner Candidate:
*Strong experience in a supply chain role (ideally gained within manufacturing or FMCG company).
*Production Planning experience would be a definite advantage.
*Experience and knowledge of supply chain best practice and the ability to implement that vision within an entrepreneurial environment.
*Intermediate to advanced excel skills and the ability to create your own production plans within excel.
*Fluent supply chain knowledge of systems and processes from supplier to consumer
*Proven ability to work quickly and accurately, with an eye on suggesting improvements to processes and systems.
*Able to effectively plan and prioritise.
*Able to influence and negotiate persuasively at peers and senior level internally and externally.
*Highly analytical with the ability to work with large data, whilst being able to summarise the detail and essence to key stakeholders.
*Resilient and unflappable in the face of making tough priority decisions and regularly changing priorities.
*Passion for customer service.

For full information regarding this Supply Chain Demand Planner role, please contact me directly, initially with a CV ahead of a conversation.

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