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Supply Planner

Ref: HM9959 Salary: £Attractive Contract Type: PermanentLocation: Folkestone

An additional opportunity has become available for a Supply Planner within a global manufacturing company specialising in Fast Moving Consumer Goods, with a focus on beauty/pharmacy brands.


Whilst French fluency would be considered helpful, we ARE HAPPY to consider strong Supply Planners (ie. 2 years +) without the French language skills, from a comparable industry who also have experience with SAP.

Our client is offering a favourable salary and attractive benefits for the right person.


Main Purpose of the Role:

This role will focus on supply planning of allocated brands for the UK and French markets for co-packed items (ie. finished products made by external suppliers).

The Supply Planner will be key in inventory management and product lifestyle management and the S&OP process (Sales and Operations Planning).

The Supply Planner has specific responsibility for preparing forecast schedules, placing replenishment orders and ensuring these are expedited or delayed as necessary, with all information kept updated on SAP system.


The Ideal Candidate:

Will have received a higher level general background education

Proficiency with SAP

French language skills considered “helpful” although NOT ESSENTIAL.

Knowledge and expertise or MRP list management in SAP.

Experience of placing orders using SAP and following up with suppliers.

High levels of numeracy.

Strong organisational skills with attention to detail.

High levels of computer literacy including spreadsheets, databases, presentations.

Experience in multi-national organisation with cross border team working.


Key Responsibilities for Supply Chain Planner:

Supply Planning, including monthly forecast update into SAP.

Replenishment orders and forecast schedules for bought in items for UK and France.

Preparing information and presentations to monthly Supply and S&OP meetings.

Working to inventory targets for allocated brands.

Weekly and monthly reports of inventory data and general operations reports to local and international management.

KPI reporting.

Enforcement of the S & OP process.

Cross working within team in UK ad France.

Working closely with your direct Manager and the European Planning Manager on your portfolio of brands.

Working closely with your counterpart Supply Planner and the other Supply Chain Planning Manager, to form an overall team of 5.

Close liaison with Demand Planner, Project Buyer and NPI team and external suppliers (co-packers)

Close liaison with colleagues in manufacturing operations, purchasing and domestic and export sales.

Interaction with international colleagues to exchange information and advice on supply chain matters.


Please email your CV as a matter of urgency to

Tel: 01303 220844

Contact: Heather Morgan


Consultant Details

For further information on this opportunity please contact:

Heather Morgan

Tel: 01303 220844


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