Supply Planner - FMCG

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Merseyside | Ref: BBBH28871


Role Title
Supply Planner
Salary negotiable depending on level of experience

Role Profile
Our client, a growing business based in the Merseyside area, is looking to appoint a Supply Planner to join their head office team. Playing a key part within the supply chain team, you will be responsible for the accurate forecasting / maximising availability of a specific product range across the retail portfolio. You will be an excellent communicator, with experience of liaising with internal contacts including buying, DC / warehouse teams and suppliers. This position will suit someone currently working as a Supply Planner, Demand Planner or Merchandiser within FMCG as you will utilise your skills and experience to hit the ground running. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving business that can offer job security and the chance to develop your skills further.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Optimising sales, availability and profitability
  • Forecasting and managing stock levels
  • Creating grade matrix and range plans
  • Analysing best and worst sellers
  • Making recommendations to the buying team
  • Building strong and successful working relationships with the supplier base
  • Helping to develop and inspire junior team members
  • Undertaking ad hoc analysis
  • Liaising with stores to understand trading opportunities

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes

  • You must have experience in a similar role within FMCG
  • Strong forecasting / analytical skills
  • Team player who can also work autonomously
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Good communication skills, able to build and maintain successful working relationships with internal and external contacts
  • Hardworking with a flexible attitude to work
  • Strong commercial acumen

Salary negotiable depending on level of experience
Client information
Our client is a market leading business based in Merseyside

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