Supply Planner

Supply Chain Planning
£35000 - £55000 per annum
Oliver Williams

Pod are pleased to be working with a global industry leader who manufacture products used in Professional Racing and Motorsport supercars. They are looking for a Supply Planning Specialist to join their team in Thatcham as the business continues to grow and introduce new products into their supply chain.

You'll manage the introduction of new projects in tandem with Project Management teams as well as hold an overarching view of finished goods supply against projects, demand, and manufacturing capacity.

This is an opportunity for you to gain valuable experience in Project Management and New Product Introduction (NPI), as well as utilising your supply planning skills. You'll also be eligible for free private healthcare and an augmented pension scheme.

The Role

As Supply Planning Specialist, you will:

  • Manage finished good supply planning for your portfolio, working closely with demand, IBP, and commercial within a newly established S&OP process
  • Lead on NPI activities, including critical path management and launch planning, taking into consideration demand and manufacturing capacity
  • Define planning parameters for portfolio, including min/max batch sizes for new products

The Requirements

If you're interested in applying for this position, you should have the following:

  • 2 years+ experience in a Supply Planning role
  • Experience taking part in an S&OP/IBP process
  • Ideally an understanding of launch planning/NPI in supply chain
  • An understanding of manufacturing supply chain and scheduling
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERPs that can be transferred to this position
  • An organised, proactive, and detailed work ethic

This role would be ideal for a planner who is looking for continuous growth and development, and interested in gaining project management experience.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.

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