Supply Chain Planner

Location Craigavon, County Armagh
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 6 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR278_1549628276

Job Description

Supply Chain Planner

Location: Craigavon

Grafton specilaist team are delighte to be working with a superb company who due to growth are adding to their Supply chain team.

This is a more 'hands-on' role and the successful candidate should have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a supply chain / planning role with FMCG experience and can demonstrate good knowledge and experience of MRP and other forecasting/planning systems.

Provide planning support of capacity planning activities for part of a category

  • Creation & publication of the balanced weekly mid-term (24 week) capacity plan including intersite demand (e.g.meat)
  • Creation & publication of the balanced short term (14 day) capacity plan including intersite demand (e.g.meat)
  • Maintenance of planning capacities with key stakeholder
  • Identification of capacity bottlenecks and recommendations on options to eliminate
  • Identification of other supply risks/limitations (materials, labour etc)
  • Balance supply across the sites across all time horizons to meet the demand forecast with the relevant resourcing between sites
  • Review of demand forecasts and impact on operational plans

Demand Management / New Launches

  • Work in partnership with the demand planning & commercial teams to ensure efficient communication of operational plans and identification of promotional and other volume opportunities to the business
  • Ensure all available customer data (EPOS/Waste etc) is efficiently built into operational plans

Inventory Management

  • Analysis and management of category aged/obsolete stock
  • Management and communication of product life-cycle issue

Development and reporting of key supply KPIs for category performance. This will include but not be limited to

  • Service level performance
  • Adherence to Plan
  • Inventory levels
  • Plan Quality
  • Quintiq Performance/Error messaging
  • Planning Masterdata accuracy

Process Improvement

  • Support the adoption and development of the supply planning process


  • To adhere to the group Health and Safety policy, following all company policies and procedures that have been put in place to ensure your welfare and that of others. Being mindful that the Health, Safety and Wellbeing at work is everyone's responsibility.


  • 3 years relevant experience in a supply chain role
  • Knowledge of MRP and other forecasting systems
  • Proven analtyical skills
  • Extensive knowledge of cost based/driven planning systems

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