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Senior Supply Planner

  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Sector: Support
  • Date posted: 30/07/2018
  • Job reference: J390420A

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Senior Supply Planner

Permanent £40,000 - £45,000


This global pharmaceutical company are looking to hire a Senior Supply Planner to work within their UK based procurement division, based in Reading.

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary up to £45,000 per annum
  • Enhanced employment terms and benefits
  • Opportunity to gain experience in one of the world's largest pharmaceutical business with a global workforce of over 100,000 employees.

About your new role

The role is working within demand management and supply chain operations within the organisations consumer health business.

Key duties will include:

  • Apply relevant expertise and knowledge to manage efficient S&OP processes, communicating areas of supply constraints to key stakeholders
  • Show leadership in managing stock levels, reviewing supply dates and quantities
  • Working in collaboration with colleagues to manage product changes in a timely manner to minimise stock write offs
  • Manage product lifecycle administration
  • Work with forecasting colleagues to monitor demand levels and the impact they have on stock levels
  • Build strong working relationships with local and global supply centres
  • Plan and coordinate production on sourcing for assigned materials, taking current supply levels into consideration
  • Optimise the cost of supply through utilising the best assets
  • Ensure on time supply of material to demanding customers
  • Support with the distribution of materials.

About you

  • Ideally degree educated or able to display significant relevant experience
  • Demand and /or supply planning experience
  • Ideally able to show experience of working within a supply function in a FMCG or manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of SAP systems
  • Business acumen
  • Analytical decision making and communication skills

If you believe this is the next career move for you, please do not hesitate to apply now or contact the recruitment team on 01179309734 for further information.

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