Supply Chain Planner

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    Hereford, Herefordshire

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    Lisa Osborne

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    about 2 years ago

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Supply Chain Planner


Automotive Aftermarket

The Company

Supply Chain Planner required by global, market leading precision components supplier, providing components for engine, transmission and chassis applications.

The Role:

Supply Chain Planner required to maximise customer satisfaction of Industrial and Automotive customers by understanding their needs and influencing the internal and external supply chains to meet those needs:

  • Support Central SCM with Market specific information to improve the quality of the UK forecast for Industrial and Automotive.
  • Direct contact with suppliers to expedite due/overdue deliveries.
  • Evaluate and report on supplier delivery performance.
  • Develop and maintain forecasts for UK Automotive
  • Monitor the availability of product in the UK within an assigned group of products and take actions to maintain availability at a level agreed with the Inventory Control Manager
  • Place purchase schedules with internal and external suppliers and validate their responses.
  • Have direct internal contact with our Customer Service Advisors and Goods Inwards personnel on product availability etc.
  • Provide information to customers via Sales or Customer Service regarding the likely availability of specific product lines.
  • Develop and maintain a program for the assembly of local kits in Hereford.
  • Participate in Cross-functional and International teams to ensure the smooth delivery of new product ranges and customer support actions.

The Person:

This is an exciting opportunity for a supply chain / logistics planner to join a growing organisation, we are seeking a planner with preferably an automotive or high volume manufacturing / distribution environment:

  • Strong analytical skills, expediting
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders including; customers, suppliers, sales, product management, central SCM.
  • Demonstrable experience c. 2 years' with supply chain planning, production planning , inbound supply chain.
  • SAP, MS Excel and Access/SQL

Interested? Please contact or call directly for further info. 01384 446162.

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