Supply Chain Planner

Location : Milton Keynes
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £DOE
Reference : 965

Our client is looking for a motivated, ambitious and dynamic individual to join our Supply Chain team based in Milton Keynes. In this role you will be a key member of the team responsible for supply and demand for Ireland. Leading the way in innovation and excellence ensuring key business decisions are taken to maintain cost efficiencies and performance.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager you will be responsible for achieving a high customer service level, stock coverage target and driving factory direct volume.


  • Meet and maintain agreed targets for on time delivery to customers

  • Maintain a stock level as low as possible, and to meet the targets agreed with the product groups in Germany

  • Ensure smooth phase-in / phase-out of model changes

  • Ensure the clearance of obsolete stocks by liaising with the sales force

  • Monitor changes of demand and react to promotions and sales activities

  • Maintain a high level of communication with factories to avoid stock shortages and to acquire / provide information concerning production problems

  • Review planning and sales forecasts regularly to ensure a high quality

  • Maintain and monitor material MRP parameters

  • Review the supply chain processes, with the aim of identifying areas for improvement

  • Provide / use statistical reports as required

  • Liaise with other departments on issues that may affect the performance of the Planning department

  •         Contribute towards the ongoing improvement of the Supply Chain Department

  •         Maintain and build effective working relationships

  •         As a team member to contribute to the overall success of the team and the Company goals by maintaining regular attendance, punctuality, focus and professionalism at all times

The successful candidate will have experience of a planning and forecasting environment and be highly numerate and analytical with good organisational skills as well as being able to prioritise well. We would expect you to be proficient in Excel, SAP, and Microsoft office.

If you are interested, please click apply and we will be happy to hear from you.