Supply Chain Planner - TR-31979

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Job Title: Supply Chain Planner

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time: Mon-Fri 8.30 – 4.45pm

Location: Erdington

Salary: up to £30,000 per annum

Benefits: 25 days plus bank holidays, parking available

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Supply Chain Planner to join a leading manufacturing organisation based in North Birmingham. The successful candidate will have solid experience in planning, inventory, supply chain flexibility, adept with ERP systems and have excellent Microsoft Excel skills.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and optimise min-max stock levels for the international warehouse taking into consideration the annual budget, seasonal demand and re-forecasts. Review and approve the proposed min-max stock levels quarterly for the organisation.
  • Review customer demand based on orders received and call offs to ensure the inventory is in place to support monthly sales forecasts and meet customer demand, whilst maintaining optimum stock levels, utilising latest sales and order book information.
  • Create sub contract shipments and PO’s on a monthly basis, ensuring all data is complete and accurate.
  • Manage the intercompany shipments between the UK and the USA ensuring all orders in both systems match.
  • Ensure all direct to customer shipments from the UK are receipted into the USA and shipped out of the USA matching the corresponding PO’s.
  • In conjunction with the USA planner, monitor the capability of the site to meet customer demand and major future new business opportunities.
  • Produce, review, and report on KPI’s for visibility of Supply Chain performance.
  • Prepare monthly reports and review with the UK and the USA (volume & value)
  • Monitor production output versus required expectations.
  • Plan and manage customer pools from purchase to close out.
  • Organise and deliver purchasing of pool buybacks.

Customer Service Related:

  • Daily assistance of order pipeline to ensure order fulfilment.
  • Shared responsibility for improvement and reporting of OTIF.
  • Assistance with UK CSE and UK Warehouse Manager and Despatch to ensure orders are despatched on time.
  • Inform the USA CSE’s of availability of stock for the weekly container plan and assistance where necessary with liaising with Despatch to make sure the containers are optimised to acceptable levels before shipping.
  • Confirmation of expected lead times for customer quotations and general lead time requirements received from CSE’s and Sales.
  • Provide management information to help support the creation of OTIF for start of week report.
  • Month end closure, to ensure all sales are collated for the US business to provide a group sales result for the business.
  • Support for Senior Global Supply Chain Planner (absences, holidays etc).

Experience and skills needed:

  • Experience with data analysis through MS Excel
  • Experience with planning and scheduling priorities.
  • Experience with supply chain and logistics.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic organisation. If you have the required skills and experience required to fulfil this role, apply or get in touch for more information.

If successful, one of our consultants will be in touch via phone or email for a confidential conversation about your experience, skills and suitability for the role. Please check your spam folder for any missed communication from us and ensure your contact details are up to date.

If you are already registered with Tirebuck Recruitment or Allocate Recruitment, please contact your consultant to discuss suitability for this position. Tirebuck Recruitment and Allocate Recruitment only operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the UK. We operate a strict equal opportunities policy. Tirebuck Recruitment and Allocate Recruitment are divisions of Tirebuck Recruitment Ltd. Tirebuck Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003.


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