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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum + GBP

  • Contact:

    Oliver Williams

  • Contact email:

    oliver.williams@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14456/001_1635416868

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-27

Pod Talent are very pleased to be working with one of the most exciting names in today's cosmetics industry. We are looking for a Supply Planner to join their team in Central London and take part in the growth of a business who are going from strength to strength and transforming the consumer beauty industry with their unique approach.

In this role, you'll be responsible for managing supply plans for two distribution centres, working with a variety of finished goods and packaging manufacturers from around the world. You'll also partner with 3PLs to ensure efficient flow of inbound stock, and take the lead on projects as the business continues to flourish and expand their operation.

This is an exceptional opportunity. You will learn a lot and become part of an operations team who are all dedicated to growing a great brand that is scaling, going global, and delivering maximum satisfaction to its customers.

Responsibilities

As the Supply Planner, some of your responsibilities will include…

  • Managing a complex SKU portfolio consisting of existing and NPD products

  • Working with the supply base to ensure on time delivery and to minimise OOSs/risks

  • Translating demand forecasts into supply plans across short, medium & long range.

  • Working closely with freight partner to optimise freight spend

  • Working closely with NPD teams to launch innovations OTIF & phase out exit SKUs promptly.

  • Where slow moving/obsolete stock risks arise, working promptly with business to action/mitigate.

  • Identifying & leading process improvement activities.

Requirements

Here a few of the key qualities we are looking for!

  • 3+ years' experience in a supply planning position in cosmetics or consumer goods

  • Confidence working with global external suppliers and 3PLs

  • Ability to handle rapid change, growth, and shifting priorities

  • Advanced Excel skills and confidence with manual forecasting

  • Demonstrable communication skills and ability to manage relationships across all levels of an organisation

  • A love for cosmetics, dedication to the cause, and passion for driving change and achieving success!

If this sounds like your next ideal opportunity, I would love to hear from you. Please apply or send an email to oliver.williams@pod-talent.com

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.