SUPPLY / DEMAND PLANNER
Competitive salary & benefits
Our client is a highly successful, US-headquartered global confectionery business with a UK-based international office. The UK-based team control business within all international markets outside of The Americas and Canada and have seen massive growth over the last 5 years across all regions. This success is the result of significant focus and investment in new product innovation, together with distribution-building initiatives across all channels. This is supported by investment in trade media and consumer insights — delivered by an intensely passionate, high-performance, UK commercial team.
As a result of this continued strong performance, we are looking to further invest in our Operations team with an appointment of a detail-oriented Planner who will report to the International Supply Chain Manager.
This exciting Planner role has a broad range of supply and demand planning responsibilities including managing inventory levels across multiple locations, working closely with Sales, Finance and Marketing to anticipate demand, working with manufacturing facilities in the Far East and Europe in terms of minimum order quantities and placing orders with suppliers. Another aspect of the role which will provide a good development opportunity to the successful candidate, will be the involvement in the project team’s implementation of the new ERP system, over the next 6-8 months.
Having developed your Supply Chain career within recognised FMCG branded food or drink companies, you have well-honed distribution requirement planning skills including: demand planning experience, ERP system knowledge (NetSuite, SAP or similar) and a strong working knowledge of Excel.
You possess an analytical mind, a ‘can do’ attitude and strong organisational and time management skills. You have an engaging style that can influence and build rapport with colleagues at all management levels, together with the drive, ambition and passion focused on delivering team-led business results.
If you think you have what it takes to step up, be accountable and make a difference, with the desire to achieve and make a success of this exciting opportunity, please send your up-to-date CV together with benefits package details to email@example.com quoting ref MS/2203, or call Maria Murphy on 0774 518 4922.
Closing date: 21st June 2021