Senior Planner

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Kent | Ref: BBBH23710

£24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum

Senior Planner
Circa £24,000 - £27,000 + benefits
West Kent

Role Profile
Our client, a leading FMCG business are looking for a Senior Planner to join an established Planning team based in west Kent. Working as part of a successful and multifunctional team that plan stock requirements and inventory levels and ensure the integrity of the stock order system. You will be a hardworking and analytical individual with the customer-facing skills required to build strong business relationships. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ever-thriving and globally recognised business.


  • Manage the demand and supply planning for all products
  • Ensure the ordering system updated with accurate information
  • Ensure order proposals meet supply whilst consistently minimising costs
  • Manage KPI's on waste, stock transfers, order modifications, late stock additions, forecast accuracy and order proposal quality
  • Develop external business relationships
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of systems, tools and processes
  • Ensure planning models, forecasts, ordering parameters and stock projections are sufficiently accurate
  • Ensure supply with maximum efficiency and minimum cost
  • Plan for known peak & special trading periods

Skills & Experience

  • Experience within a fast-paced supply chain
  • Experience within planning and forecasting processes
  • Strong Microsoft skills, particularly Excel
  • Experience in making own forecasting decisions
  • Organised and able to prioritise work to ensure customer needs are met
  • A sense of urgency
  • Strives for excellence by surpassing established standards
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work cross functionally
  • Takes initiative to practice and apply new skills
  • Proactively seeks feedback from internal and external contacts
  • Strives to meet goals and deadlines
  • Approachable with excellent customer service skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Understanding the financial implications of decisions made

Client information
Our client is a leading FMCG Business based in West Kent.

Circa £24,000 - £27,000 + benefits

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