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Supply Chain Planner
Folkestone £Competitive
Status Date Added Reference

Vacant 17/11/2017 A47CD
Company Profile:

Our client is a well–established international manufacturing company, a worldwide business in the consumer products industry, with multiple well-known brands in various sectors.


Supply Chain Planner
Supply chain, logistics, purchasing, orders, export, manufacturing, inventory, stock management, SAP, French, purchase orders, Sales & Operations Planning, S&OP, material planner, demand planner, supply chain planning, buyer, goods, forecasting, Lille, Calais, Arras, Brest, Rennes, Paris, Amiens, Beauvais, Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Bretagne
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits (Basic depending on experience)
Location: Folkestone - Kent

At commutable distance by car from  Canterbury, Ashford, Hythe, Hastings, Newington, Willesborough, Maidstone, Sittingbourne, Dover, Margate, Central London Via Train.
Ref: A47CD

Main Duties:
This role will focus on supply planning of allocated brands for UK and France for copacked items, being a key in inventory & product lifecycle management, as well as S&OP process.  

The role:
- To be responsible for the supply planning of copacked items in UK and France
  throughout the allocated brands product lifecycle
- To prepare supply plans and to raise purchase orders
- Daily use of SAP on various operations
- To minimise obsolescence and maximise customer service.
- To monitor stock levels, working along the Supply Chain Planning Manager in order to
  optimise inventory.
- To liaise directly with external suppliers and various stakeholders
- To work with the Project Buyers
- To request P2P transfers in UK and France
- To prepare presentations and to support the Supply Chain Planning Manager for monthly
  S&OP Meetings in UK and France
- To support and strengthen the S&OP process
- To be responsible of monthly forecast update
- To replenish orders and supply schedules for bought in items for UK and France
- To achieve inventory targets for your brands.
- To compile quarterly financial provisions for your brands
- KPI reporting

Candidate's Profile:

- Fluent in both English (written and spoken) - ESSENTIAL
- Fluency in French desirable, not essential (writtent and spoken)
- Previous relevant experience in a Supply planning role - ESSENTIAL
- Experience in SAP
- Previous experience in one of the followign sectors: FMCG, Beauty, personal care, healthcare, pharmaceutical
- Excellent organisation skills & proven attention to detail
- High level of computer literacy – spreadsheets, databases, presentations
- Experience in multi-national organisation


£Competitive + Benefits – Basic depending on experience
Benefits: Company pension + Cash Health plan + Bonus scheme

Working hours: Monday to Thursday, 9am – 5pm and Friday 9am – 4.30pm
Start date: as soon as possible