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Supply Planner

  • £Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Rest of the UK
  • Ref: 19738

Role: Supply Planner 
Location: Buckinghamshire
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Your main responsibilities:

  • Second-tier of escalation for supply chain issues, working with local Franchisee Support Managers, Equipment Distributors, and Franchisees to resolve quickly and effectively
  • Work with the distributors to develop and maintain a product database of equipment SKU’s, tracking price changes, product information and ensuring accuracy of the data.
  • Work with the Equipment Distributors and Manufacturers to ensure availability of products.
  • Communicate store forecasts and growth data to Equipment Distributors to allow for effective planning
  • Communicate equipment sales to Manufacturers to allow them to manage their warranty database effectively
  • Manage any new products or product changeovers effectively to minimise stock obsolescence whilst ensuring no disruption to Franchisees and communicating the details in a timely manner.
  • Establish effective warranty processes between the Manufacturers and the Equipment Distributors to ensure that Franchisee suffer as little disruption as possible when receiving faulty equipment
  • Address issues with Manufacturers such as packaging, invoicing and lead times, and support the Equipment Distributors in resolving these issues to the benefit of Franchisees.
  • Proactively identify cost-saving opportunities within the Equipment supply chain, and work with the Equipment and Décor Supply Chain Manager to implement them.
  • Proactively identify process improvements and work with the Equipment Distributors and other stakeholders to make them a reality e.g. new store build process, correspondence to Franchisees before and after delivery etc.
  • Have a complete knowledge and understanding of all items within the Equipment supply chain and be able to assist Franchisees and other stakeholders quickly and effectively.
  • Support the Equipment Purchasing Managers on communications to Franchisees regarding the availability of new products being implemented
  • Support the Equipment and Décor Supply Chain Manager in the ongoing commercial and performance management of the Equipment Distributors

The skills you require to be successful:

  • Supply Chain Planning experience
  • Forecasting & Planning experience
  • Excellent at influencing and persuading people to a desired outcome
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Computer literate (Advanced Excel skills)
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent data management skills with the ability to deal with a large amount of complex data

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