Supply Chain Planner

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    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £27 per hour

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    Jessica Williams

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Supply Chain Planner/Cost Engineer


12 month contract

Paying up to £27 per hour

A Supply Chain Planner with experience of dealing with supply chain improvement/cost is required for an initial 12 month contract for an hourly rate of up to £27 and will be based in Peterborough for a manufacturing client.


  • Helping to achieve supply chain performance targets focused on inventory reduction, increased inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results
  • Implementing changes to factory floor layout and material presentation
  • Gathering and analysing data on facility demand and demand variability for each part required for production
  • Developing material flow plans for all material coming into a facility for production
  • Creating and maintaining a site level flow map for parts used in production
  • Performing physical, tactical work to reduce / eliminate supply chain constraints at both the facility and value stream level

Skills required:

  • Supply chain or relevant degree
  • Cost experience is ideal
  • Strong understanding and previous experience using common supply chain systems
  • Leadership skills to effectively lead supply chain improvements
  • Strong collaborative, interpersonal and negotiation skills in order to drive common supply chain processes across multiple departments within a business division
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to creatively solve complex problems
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