job / senior planner 5575

Senior Planner - Borders

£ DOE + Company Bonus - Hybrid Role - Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Supply Chain
Ref: 5575 Date Posted: Monday 27 Sep 2021
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Lusona Consultancy are working with a Global Business, who due to a change within the organisation, have created a new role for a Senior Planner.

The Senior Planner will work within the Logistics and Warehouse Team and be responsible for the full finished material planning process to ensure material availability to fulfill customer orders/demand, OTIF and other business KPI’s.  The Senior Planner will work closely with Global Manufacturing Sites to ensure the smoothly on-time transfer of finished goods and with the Commercial Teams to understand Customer Orders and Forecasts.

Responsibilities of the role will involve:

  • Monitor actual demand v’s forecast
  • Liaising with the commercial and operational teams to identify future demands
  • Monitor stock levels and replenishment plans and work closely with Purchasing to ensure PO’s are placed to meet stock demands
  • Highlight slow-moving/overstocks and take action to resolve
  • Analyse data and produce accurate and timely reports to support customer expectations and business requirements

Knowledge and experience required for the role:

  • Experience of working in a similar Material Planning/Scheduling/Expediting role within a busy FMCG/Distribution environment
  • Experience of using ERP systems or Planning Software
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, strong on data gathering and presenting findings
  • Strong relationship skills – will be working with Suppliers and Global Company Manufacturing Colleagues
  • Team player
  • Organised, process driven and self-motivated

This is a Hybrid role…..