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Senior Supply Planner or Supply Planning Manager

London

  • Reference: 384104
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £40,000 plus bonus
  • Location: Greater London

Company


We are a privately owned, consumer products business, headquartered in Central London. Our business has grown rapidly, consistently year after year, and we can foresee further growth and expansion over the years to come. Our products are designed in-house and manufactured by third parties in the Far East, hence our suppliers are fundamental to our performance.

Senior Supply Planner/Planning Manager


Your mission will be to drive continuous improvement into our supplier management approach. You will make an immediate impact through the analysis and (re-)implementation of supplier tracking tools and processes, while also inspiring, leading and contributing to a wide range of supply chain strategies.

As a key business partner to procurement, demand and product development teams, you will play a role in supplier engagement, development, rationalisation, diversification and on-boarding.

Another core responsibility of this appointment is the leading and development of capabilities in the Supply Planning team. You will be easily identified as the number 2 in the Supply Management team. It is likely that you will operate across the breadth of the supplier portfolio, representing the needs of key customer accounts. Your approach and performance will set a new high standard for efficiency, initiative, problem solving and a consistently, proactive mindset to the team. 

The opportunity to demonstrate team leadership, mentoring and coaching of others will be prevalent from the outset with a step into managerial responsibilities on the cards in the foreseeable future. 

Please express your interest if you can confidently meet these criteria

 

  • At least qualified to Bachelor's degree level in a relative (highly numerical) field
  • Exposed to an advanced/world class supply chain operation, potentially by being a graduate scheme hire into a household name/blue chip
  • Have a demonstrable track record of improving processes, systems, tools and/or solving complex operational problems
  • Bring first hand experience working strategically with external suppliers from the Far East
  • Thrive in an intensive and fast paced business environment


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