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Stock Planner

Location: CORBY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3057858
An exciting oppertunity to join one of the UK's top trend setting companies.




The main role will involve working closely with various sales teams to:
• Agree detailed sales forecast upon which the MRP will be based.
• Agree appropriate range launch volumes and ongoing replenishments, having regard to forecast demand, lead times and MOQs.
• Develop and maintain close working relationships with customers, both the internal account management teams and where applicable external customers.
• Monitor sales patters and both current and forecast levels, identifying potential problems at the earliest possible stage, recommending corrective actions.
• Maximise stock availability and service levels whilst minimising stock levels and risk obsolescence.
• Liaise with freight forwarding and the warehouse with the booking in of containers.
• Continuously look for ways to improve the effectiveness of the supply chain processes and communication with its customers.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

• High level of communication and interpersonal skills, in order to develop strong working relationships with sales teams and Far East counterparts.
• A conscientious team player with high levels of self-motivation. Working closely with other team members and at the same time adopting a highly proactive approach, to further develop the effectiveness of the department as a whole.
• Demonstrates high levels of accuracy and attention to details being highly aware of consequential effects of any inaccuracies both on the department directly, but also on the wider users of information generated.
• Excellent analytical and numerical ability to enable meaningful conclusions to be drawn and effectively communicable based on large and complex source data.
• Strong problem solving ability, identifying possible solutions and the implications thereof.
• Knowledge of modern inventory planning theory and processes in a FMCG environment.
• Advanced Microsoft Office Excel (particularly advanced Excel formulae)
• Planning and self-organisation ability, demonstrating the ability to prioritise and meet required deadlines.
• Flexibility and adaptability to change, used to working in a fast paced customer focused environment.
• A continuous improvement ethos.
• Previous experience in using advanced integrated business systems is essential, experience with SAP would be a distinct advantage.



Mon - Fri
08:45 - 17:00
£20,000 - £22,000

For more information call Julie Law on 01604 636644





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