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Supply Planner

Job Title: Supply Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
REF: BBBH4442a
Contact Name: Claire Stuart
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Supply Chain Planner
£26,000 - £30,000 + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, who is a market leading retail business, is looking for a Supply Planner to join their Planning team based in Hertfordshire. You will be responsible for forecasting and planning all SKUs into stores in your defined area. You will be responsible for managing and revising safety stock parameters taking into account shelf lives, lead times and storage constraints. You are part of a multifunction team that plan site stock requirements and inventory levels and ensure the integrity of the automated stock order system. An important part of your role is to maintain effective communication between central planning teams, distribution centres and stores.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure planning models, forecasts, ordering parameters and stock projections are sufficiently accurate to assure supply with maximum efficiency and minimum cost
  • Develop relationships and communication channels with stores
  • Plan for known peak & special trading periods
  • Deal with store queries within the agreed period/SLA's

Skills & Experience

  • At least 2 years' experience within a Supply Chain or Logistics function preferably from within a retail environment or similar - FMCG
  • Good understanding of replenishment & forecasting processes, techniques/systems
  • Preferably experience of Manugistics
  • Calm under pressure, with good activity planning and organisational skills
  • Track record of keeping to commitments
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access skills
  • Innovative approach, forward thinking, able to think 'outside the box'
  • Strong belief in delivering results as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Understanding the financial implications of decisions made
  • Organised

Client information
Our client is a national retail business based in Hertfordshire.

£26,000 - £30,000 + Excellent Benefits

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