Supply Planner

This global fmcg company is looking for a Supply Planner to join the team which manages the distribution of all its products across EMEA and AUS/NZ.

The Supply Chain Planning team is responsible for the coordination of various elements of the supply chain.

Main responsibilities of the Supply Planner role:

  • Ensure the efficient and timely supply of product across the region, keeping operations teams up to date on new product releases and product availability ensuring sales plans are achievable.
  • Working closely with European suppliers, partners and warehouses to manage inbound, assembly and outbound processes as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • Overseeing production plans for both new release product and back catalogue.
  • Continuously review plans to ensure delivery is on time or improved and communicating key updates or changes to local teams
  • Inventory Management - Ongoing reviews of obsolete or non-moving stock and development of plans to deal with excess stock.

Skills and experience needed:

  • Previous experience in a supply chain / planning role
  • Great attention to detail
  • IT literate with strong Excel skills
  • Previous experience/knowledge of SAP/BW in a production environment (Especially dealing with monthly stockrec and IDOCs)
  • Highly organised and disciplined individual
  • Adaptable and Flexible in approach and thinking
  • Excellent communicator, good team player who can build relationships effectively.
  • Good analytical and numerical focus - able to review and analyse data and spot trends/patterns
  • Video games, Media or other FMCG experience useful
  • Knowledge of a European language would be an advantage -particularly German, Spanish, French or Dutch.

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