Supply Chain Planner

Location County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare, parking
Published 7 months ago
Contact Kelly Jennings
Job Ref KJ185_1544026446

Job Description

Grafton Procurement and supply have partnered with a global manufacturer in County Derry/Londonderry to recruit for a Supply Chain Planner. Based at my client's state of the art manufacturing facility at the out skits of the city, the Supply Chain Planner will join a premier business who have a worldwide footprint. My client are currently in the midst of an exciting time of change and development and the successful Supply Chain Planner will play a key role in maintaining a world class level of performance. If you are an ambitious and motivated Supply Chain professional who wants to join a progressive company please get in touch.

As Supply Chain Planner you will join a successful team and be responsible for developing and maintaining effective supply, distribution and inventory plans to support the business. You will navigate given constraints to ensure optimised supply solutions, whilst maintaining product inventory levels. As Supply Chain Planner, you will lead and execute product allocation processes, effectively managing supply constraints while pro-actively engaging with stakeholders. You will manage order fulfilment and At Risk Inventory to maximise value creation / order fulfilment. A natural leader and team player, you will support Supply Planners and Production Schedulers and other cross functional teams and at all times work to identify and execute continuous improvement and waste elimination opportunities.

Remuneration for the successful Supply Chain Planner will depend on experience - the salary scale for this position is £25000 - £35000. Other benefits include bonus structure, BUPA membership and a Contributory Pension Scheme. Working hours are 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8.00am to 3.30pm on a Friday

In order to be successful, you should have substantial previous experience in a Supply Chain / Order Fulfilment / Sales & Operations Planning role which has included the use of an ERP systems. You should have an entrepreneurial mindset with demonstrated ability to pro-actively problem-solve. You should be a team player with strong business acumen. Ability to accurately undertake complex analysis to identify and solve issues is essential. In addition, the following criteria should be demonstrated:

  • Ability to anticipate planning bottlenecks based on known patterns / plan fixes
  • Strong communication, networking and interpersonal skills
  • Behaviours driven by integrity, compliance, humility and ethics
  • Strong systems skills including Microsoft Office
  • Flexibility for European travel

Preference will be given to candidates who, in addition to the above, hold a university degree in a business-related discipline or have similar experience which has included the use of SAP in a manufacturing setting in a large multinational.

Interested candidates who feel are meeting the criteria should forward a CV without delay via this advertisement. Your CV should demonstrate how you are meeting criteria as no assumptions can be made for shortlisting. This role is being exclusivley managed by Grafton and is not available via any other agency or source.

If you would like to discuss this Supply Chain Planner job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings, Specialist Procurement and Supply Chain Consultant at Grafton, Belfast.

If this Supply Chain Planner is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you - I am registering new jobs every day.

Only candidate's whose CV is meeting the criteria will be accepted.


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