Supply Chain Planner -LONDON - £200-£250 per day - 3-6 Months

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £200 - £250 per day

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    Jack Webster

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Supply Chain Planner - LONDON - £200-£250 per day - 3-6 Months

Supply Chain Planner - LONDON - £200-£250 per day - 3-6 Months

The work location is in Paddington, LONDON and is a 3 - 6 months contract.

The pay rate on offer is between £200 - £250 per day.

The role is working for a well established, multi-national retailer and specialises in clothing, home and luxury product.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Working with depots and hubs to have a full understanding of supply chain process and working collaboratively to drive process improvements with the sites
  • Provide resolution for ongoing supplier availability issues and capacity constraints, working closely with key stakeholders to make fast paced decisions
  • Build and develop relationships with suppliers to ensure site production planning meets order demand and compliance KPI's are achieved.
  • Collaboratively working with supply base and category team to plan and implement promotions, NPD, exceptional trading, peaks and events
  • Working with the supply base to manage sell through of delisting lines to ensure minimal write off on packaging and raw materials
  • Collaboratively working with supply base and category team to exploit benefits of forecasting and ordering systems to deliver optimum lead times, product life in supply chain and tray/case fill. Understanding the supplier production capabilities and working closely to ensure we are working within site capacities.
  • Thorough understanding of Logistics and the route to market for suppliers including depots and hubs enabling the best available flow of product.
  • Working with suppliers to ensure we abide by GSCOP, making sure the client remains compliant and fair to all parties
  • Tracking supplier service levels with a view to driving performance improvements through the Supply Chain Scorecard process
  • Probing, analysing and improving suppliers' delivery performance. Key stakeholder in supplier scorecard meetings
  • Accountable for sign off of data entry of all relevant supply chain reference data
  • Recording of supplier service levels and reporting

Key skills and experience

  • Ability to analyse and interpret data
  • Numeracy Skills
  • Understanding Supplier Production Processes
  • Knowledge of route to market of products
  • Strong excel skills
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills
  • Presenting


  • Developing relationships and acting with integrity
  • Team working
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Written communication
  • Supplier / 3PL Haulier Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Root cause analysis
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Structured and Organised