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Supply Planner

  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Support
  • Date posted: 25/01/2018
  • Job reference: J366206A

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Supply Planner


£35,000 + Benefits

We currently have an opportunity for a Supply Planner working for a FTSE100 Engineering and Support Services Business to be based in Bristol..

The organisation is the UKs leading provider of support services to the MoD and the Armed Forces and has been awarded a contract to become the Marine Systems Support Partner (MSSP) for the Royal Navy's new Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Aircraft Carriers and Type 45 Destroyers.

MSSP includes all power and propulsion systems including gas turbines, diesel engines, electrical distribution and platform management systems as well as a variety of on-board systems, including air conditioning, filtration, waste management, valves and pumps, fire-fighting equipment, highly mechanised equipment, lifts, cranes and refuel-at-sea capabilities.


Working closely with the business, MoD and Royal Navy you will take Ownership of the Contract Supply Plan (CSP) for Materials, Labour and Equipment / Facilities, associated with delivering MSSP - Converting and communicating supply requirements into detailed plans and supply schedules

Principal Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Delivery of a costed and time phased CSP, detailing how Articles and repairs to satisfy Planned and un-planned Inventory Demands as identified in the Contract Demand Plan will be met.
  • The CSP must include a supply plan for a minimum of a rolling 24 month period.
  • The CSP must contain details including when, where and how much it is anticipate the fulfil the obligations.
  • Articulate recommended order schedules and stock strategies
  • Develop Fall Back Plans.
  • Analyse and update planned demand requirements
  • Liaise with the demand planners to translate and challenge the requirements of the unconstrained demand plan, against budget and capacity constraints.
  • Develop supply options (Make/Buy/Repair) for all items with a validated demand, understanding available resources and any supply constraints (including, but not limited to - supplier capacity, obsolescence, availability of repairable items etc).
  • Creation of a constrained Supply Plan, through liaison with suppliers for implementation by the Supply Chain team.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Supply Chain Planning & Optimisation experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of systems and processes relating to inventory optimisation and ERP Systems.
  • Knowledge of MoD materials systems (CRISP, etc) is highly advantageous

We offer the supportive environment you would expect from a FTSE 100 employer including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, 25 days holiday entitlement plus 8 public holidays, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours and ongoing career development opportunities.