Supply Chain Planner

Supply Chain Gloucester, United Kingdom


Key responsibilities:

  • Continuous communication with suppliers via phone and email: initial order planning and acknowledgement, tracking, shipping discrepancies, invoice errors, quality issues and inbound freight management.
  • Maintain strong supplier relationships.
  • Responsible for all system transactions to execute purchasing transactions: order requirement, scheduling and placement
  • Manage supplier order book.
  • Utilized Daily, Weekly, and Monthly reporting to optimize inventory investment.
  • Communicate effectively with the Supply Chain team and other internal departments.
  • Communicate with suppliers as required to build and maintain a strong relationship to aid in resolving service, delivery, and other issues.
  • Meet or exceed Supply Chain Planner Key Performance Indicators.
  • Make critical decisions daily with the ability to develop root cause analysis.
  • Collaborate with Operations to meet urgent customer demand and orders.
  • Collaborate with Technical Service Department on Quality issues
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain Analysts and Demand Planning to continuously improve forecast and order portfolios to the supplier.
  • Outstanding collaboration with other members of supply chain, sourcing, sales and operations support teams is critical to achieving objectives.

Skills required:

  • Excellent Communication skills – verbal and written
  • Excited about helping our customers
  • Friendly, patient and empathetic
  • Continuous improvement
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Computer Literate MS Office to include Word and Excel
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent Team working

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy and vibrant team. If you are looking for career development within a supportive yet fast-paced environment, please apply and we’ll get back to you with more information.