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  • Location:

    Surrey

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + company car + bonus

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

  • Contact email:

    sasha@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14115/001_1619614705

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am delighted to partner up with leading manufacturer & provider of advanced, high-quality home appliance technology that has operations across the globe. They provide an excellent quality product that is high-end & makes them the best in the sector. This role is newly created, they are looking for a process-driven & confident Supply Planning Manager to build the best relationships with their suppliers across Europe & manage all the challenges that come along in supply & production.

This role will manage supply planning, stock control, production & supplier management piece. It is crucial for you to be able to drive continuous improvement in the team, have excellent stakeholder management skills & proven ability to develop & enhance supply planning processes. You will be an analytical problem-solver that comes with great attention to detail & will not crumble under pressure.

Day to day bits:

  • Manage company's Supply Chain strategy in alignment with sales planning forecast vs production

  • Analyse incoming Supply to identify gaps & provide improvements based on sales, product strategy & future supply opportunities

  • Manage stock control, lead times & the relevant supply challenges in collaboration with sales, logistics, product & procurement

  • Managing & coaching Supply Coordinators to ensure they identify & solve daily operational issues

  • Be the Product Supply Owner managing all the internal & external stakeholders, customers & suppliers

We are looking for:

  • 5 years + Supply Planning Management experience in SME or larger businesses

  • Consumer Electronics, Hardware/ Technology/Components industry is preferred

  • Experience in developing/implementing supply planning processes

  • 3 years + people management experience

  • European (Global) Supplier Management experience

  • Tech savvy - advanced Excel skills & SAP is a MUST

  • Bachelor's Degree as a minimum

  • A leader that comes with strategic mindset & problem-solving skills

If this sounds like you, please apply as soon as possible with an updated CV on sasha@pod-talent.com!

Please note you need to have full right to work in the UK to apply for this role. We aim to reply to everyone who gets in touch, but volumes are high so if you do not hear from us within a week, your application has probably been unsuccessful.

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.