Supply Scheduler / Supply Chain Planner

Supply Scheduler / Supply Chain Planner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £27000 per annum, Benefits: depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Chester, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Manchester, Merseyside, NorthWest UK.

A blue chip FMCG manufacturer is seeking a Supply Scheduler / Supply Chain Planner to be based at their HQ in Liverpool. The successful Supply Scheduler will be responsible for product availability UK wide through the management of supply partners.

Supply scheduler / Suppl Chain Planner responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate product availability at all distribution centres
  • Responsible for ensuring the correct stock requirements are communicated to suppliers
  • Responsible for achieving stock and working capital targets, ensuring stock levels are within budgeted levels whilst maintaining correct stock levels to support the business customer service target.
  • Liaising with both the distribution centres & central planning teams, to ensure customer service levels and stock holdings reflect true needs of the business
  • Liaise with Customer Service to ensure availability issues are proactively managed.
  • Manage the impact of demand changes with the Supplier to determine the best solutions.
  • Understand the supply partners’ operations and constraints.
  • Work with key suppliers to build in flexibility and reduce supply chain cost.
  • Ensure effective management of the ECC and APO systems, including all master data requirements and supply chain alerts.
  • Coordinate the management of surplus stock and obsolete stock to minimise write off costs.
  • Build robust and effective relationships with key internal contacts (Buying,
The successful Supply Planner will ideally be degree qualified and have previous experience/knowledge of supply chain planning (logistics planning, stock / supply planning) ideally in a manufacturing setting. You will ideally  have experience of using SAP and have excellent IT skills and communication skills needing to communicate and manage a number of internal and external partners. 

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