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Supply Planner (6 Month FTC)

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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gabi Rackauskaite

  • Contact email:

    gabi@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14228/002_1626188976

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-12

A global leader in their category is looking for an experienced supply planner to join its supply chain team, initially on a 6 Month contract. If you are a team player with strong communication skills looking for a challenging supply planning opportunity - read on…

This business operates globally across multiple categories and prides themselves on their values driven approach to business on an international scale. This cutting-edge business are leaders in the FMCG food and drink environment and are looking for a senior supply planner who will share their drive to succeed to join their fast-paced atmosphere.

About the role:

  • Build strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, including sales, production, suppliers and factories.

  • Create production plans and track supply planning actions

  • Maintain high service levels, assess production and logistics capabilities, and reduce overstocks and wastages.

  • Lead best practice and be the benchmark for ways of working in both systems and process and drive a continuous improvement process.

  • Support management with the mid/long term planning exercises and routines.

About you:

  • Strong communication and relationship building skills

  • 3+ years of experience in a supply planning role(s) (ideally within Food/FMCG businesses)

  • Analytical mind and quick thinker

  • Ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines

  • Desire to continuously improve individual and team working methods

  • Experience with SAP APO or other ERP systems desirable but not essential

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and Technical 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, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.