Supply Chain Planner

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Supply Chain Planner

Our client is an innovative and major producer of a range of specialist products supplying to a wide range of end users. Due to a continued investment in both plant and people ( including major CAPEX investment ) they now have an exciting opportunity for a talented individuals to join their winning team. Main Purpose of Job Anticipate, monitor, and maintain inventory levels across the production unit and storage locations. Ensuring the efficient utilisation of resources across the Supply Chain, both internally and externally. Provide excellent service to all stakeholders, ensuring that customer requirements are met. Accurately maintain data across all systems. Provide accurate, timely reporting. Support the developing use of Oracle within the business. Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities ·Ensuring timely and correct administration of I.e. Purchase / Transfer/ Work orders for chemicals and raw materials and sales orders for products and by-products based on master plans done centrally. ·Calling off and receiving orders from supplier, customers and transport companies. ·Administrating orders in ERP system for planning, execution and invoicing (including, customs data, transport data, sector-specific conditions, etc) ·Rectify and/or reconcile differences and inaccuracies that have to do with shipment and deliveries to customers ·Planning and prioritising operations to optimise performance. Collaborate and effectively communicate within the Supply Chain to make key decisions and prioritise supply issues in a timely, cost effective manner. ·Maintain different reporting systems to make sure that all forms of documentation are accurate and also timely. ·Aligns plan with operations and identify short term issues or constraints. ·Main point of contact for transportation companies and/or logistics. ·Maintains KPI on scheduling adherence and accuracy ·Main point of contact for local operations team on escalation ·The eyes and ears of supply chain in operations ·Develop an end to end understanding of the business and production processes. ·Provide cover and support for colleagues in the Planning team as required. ·Undertake any other reasonable tasks as requested by Management. Qualifications/ Knowledge & Experience Qualifications ·Desired qualification in planning or supply chain management Specific Knowledge, Experience & Skills ·Supply Chain experience gained in a manufacturing or FMCG environment. ·Experience of working with Oracle or ERP systems. ·Experience in Inventory management. ·Experience of using excel to an intermediate level ·Good with numbers Competencies ·Highly organised with an attention to detail and analytical approach. ·To communicate in a clear, concise and timely manner to all key contacts. ·To take appropriate and timely decisions that complement our customer’s requirements ·Ability to multitask, prioritising tasks where appropriate. ·Ability to work independently under pressure to meet deadlines, in a fast-paced environment. ·Proactive and positive approach in the workplace. ·Resilient attitude and a strong desire to learn. ·Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. ·Innovative thought process/out of the box thinker Our client believes in recruiting the very best people, developing their skills and rewarding them well.