£24000 - £30000 15/07/2021
Plus excellent benefits
Based near Manchester Airport
Looking for a new challenge? Wanting to work for reputable organisation who genuinely offers excellent career development, excellent holidays, pension, free car parking, free gym, private healthcare and so much more?
Our client is a well-established distributor that is dedicated to delivering high-quality and innovative products. Due to their ever expanding growth in the US Markets they are now seeking a Supply Planner to join their team. The business is well respected and successful -its success is based on great products, hard work, flexibility, and innovation and delivering results.
The purpose of the role is to provide support to the USA Supply Chain Team, ensuring they have adequate levels of stock to fulfil the needs and growth of the business.
This role deals with a wide variety of work tasks including, but not limited to the following:
Supply Planning and Forecasting Support:
Raise Purchase Orders on Sage 200 and send to suppliers
Amend, cancel and defer Purchase Orders where required based on stock levels
Liaise with suppliers to ensure orders are shipped correctly and on time
Update supply plans with sales, inventory and shipping information
Work collaboratively with the Commercial Forecaster to identify stock issues and adjust the demand forecast where required (i.e. products selling under and over forecast)
Input the demand forecast into supply plans and plan orders to ensure that stock holding, and stock availability are at the desired levels
Actively work to reduce stock issues by transferring stock, derogating short shelf-life stock and carrying out repacks where required
Communicate effectively with Sales and Customer Services to ensure customers are made aware of any stock issues
Check accuracy of shipping documents and ensure freight forwarders have correct documents available for clearance of goods
Review the feasibility of new customer launches
Attend Stage Gate scoring sessions and meetings for NPD and delists
Cover holidays for other members of the planning team as required
Send ASNs (advanced shipping notifications) to warehouses
Liaise with 3PLs to ensure that deliveries are booked in accurately and on time
Book deliveries into Sage 200 and investigate stock discrepancies on Goods Received Notes
Arrange transfers between warehouses
Report any non-conformances
Log, check and authorise warehouse invoices
Data Reporting and Integrity
Weekly Supply Chain reporting
Daily \'Out of Stock\' reporting
Daily update of US Shipping Schedule
Slow Moving Stock reports
The successful candidate will need to have previous experience working in a Supply Planner role - preferably within an FMCG environment.
You will have excellent communication and organisations skills as well as the ability to multi-task. Candidates with advanced Excel skills will be of particular interest.
Our client is looking for someone with a can-do attitude, who has the eagerness, passion and drive to succeed in a demanding and challenging environment were accuracy and attention to detail is key.
My client offers competitive salaries and great benefits including: free gym, generous holidays, 5% matched pension, free parking, healthcare.
Based in South Manchester, not far from Manchester Airport they also have great public transport links.
Apply online or further information please contact one of our specialist consultants on 0161 834 4747 quoting Ref: NJR11314