Supply Chain Planner – Reveal USA

SUPPLY CHAIN / MANCHESTER / FIXED / SALARY: COMPETITIVE

 

Job Purpose

Provide support to the USA Supply Chain Team, ensuring we have adequate levels of stock to fulfil the needs and growth of the business

This role deals with a wide variety of work tasks including, but not limited to the following:

 

Supply Planning and Forecasting Support
• Raise Purchase Orders on Sage 200 and send to suppliers
• Amend, cancel and defer Purchase Orders where required based on stock levels
• Liaise with suppliers to ensure orders are shipped correctly and on time
• Update supply plans with sales, inventory and shipping information
• Work collaboratively with the Commercial Forecaster to identify stock issues and adjust the demand forecast where required (i.e. products selling under and over forecast)
• Input the demand forecast into supply plans and plan orders to ensure that stock holding, and stock availability are at the desired levels
• Actively work to reduce stock issues by transferring stock, derogating short shelf-life stock and carrying out repacks where required
• Communicate effectively with Sales and Customer Services to ensure customers are made aware of any stock issues
• Check accuracy of shipping documents and ensure freight forwarders have correct documents available for clearance of goods
• Review the feasibility of new customer launches
• Attend Stage Gate scoring sessions and meetings for NPD and delists
• Cover holidays for other members of the planning team as required

3PL Management
• Send ASNs (advanced shipping notifications) to warehouses
• Liaise with 3PLs to ensure that deliveries are booked in accurately and on time
• Book deliveries into Sage 200 and investigate stock discrepancies on Goods Received Notes
• Arrange transfers between warehouses
• Report any non-conformances
• Log, check and authorise warehouse invoices

Data Reporting and Integrity
• Weekly Supply Chain reporting
• Daily ‘Out of Stock’ reporting
• Daily update of US Shipping Schedule
• Slow Moving Stock reports
• Stage Gate Projects data collation
• Supply Chain KPI data collation

 

Competencies

• Organisational skills – highly organised and methodical approach

• Attention to detail – ensures accurate preparation and delivery of information in a timely and effective manner

• Effective communicator – ability to clearly and concisely communicate with suppliers, service providers and key stakeholders within the business

• Time management – uses time effectively to manage a busy workload with the ability to prioritise important tasks. Works well under pressure and to set deadlines

• Learning and development – desire to learn and develop to take on further responsibilities in the future

• Open to change – ability to work in a fast paced and continuously evolving environment

• Team player – comfortable working both individually and as part of a team

 

Essential

• Technical – proficient use of Microsoft applications – Excel, Outlook and Word

• Strong analytical and numerical skills – ability to interpret and understand complicated information and systems

• Communication skills – ability to clearly and concisely communicate with suppliers and key stakeholders within the business (often with conflicting priorities)

• Ability to use initiative/make independent decisions – i.e. reviewing the feasibility of new customer launches

• Solution driven/logical problem solver – i.e. dealing with issues in a new market that may have not arisen before

• Flexibility – required when dealing with stakeholders in different time zones

Desirable

• Work Experience – relevant experience of working in a FMCG Supply Chain Planning role
Systems – Sage 200 or similar system

• Documentation – experience of dealing with shipping documentation and import procedures

 

In return you will receive some great benefits including –

•Free car parking

•Free gym

•Working in an exciting fast growing company

•25 days holiday plus bank holidays and your Birthday off!

•Modern offices

•Monthly Meditation/mindfulness sessions

•Discounted Products

•Option for Private Healthcare after 6 months

Is this role for you?

 

If this exciting opportunity sounds like a great fit for you, apply today with your CV and cover letter and current salary.

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