Supply Chain Planner

Job Description

So….give yourself 1 point for each of these questions that you answer yes to:

Do you have a sense of ownership and pride in your performance?

Are you a critical thinker with good problem-solving skills?

Are you a Team player?

Have you got good time-management skills?

Do you have great interpersonal and communication skills?

Have you got the ability to multitask whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail?

A good level of numerical accuracy and reporting skills?

Outstanding organisational skills with a hands-on, tenacious, pragmatic approach?

The ability to work under pressure?


If you’ve got 9 points then keep reading (don’t want much do we?)

This successful FMCG business is looking for a Supply Chain Planner to join their expanding Planning and Forecasting team.


You will be expected to:

Adhere to the overall planning and forecasting strategy.

Ensure high stock availability whilst maintaining optimum stock holding value.

Collaborate with Procurement, Sales, Operations, Logistics and Quality teams.

Expedite Purchase Orders.

Communicate with suppliers to ensure delivery requirements are met.

Assist suppliers with booking procedures and compliance.

Manage allocated SKUs to ensure availability and minimise waste.

Participate in daily internal communication

Experience and Qualifications

English and Maths GCSE (grade C or above)


Previous work experience in supply chain environment, preferably in a FMCG environment.


A high-level understanding of Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Ability to present key data effectively and in a readily understandable manner.


In return you’ll get:

  • Annual pay reviews
  • 28 days inclusive of Bank Holidays.Holidays increase with service to 33 days.
  • Retail Discount membership.
  • Health Care Cash Plan membership.
  • Stakeholder Pension
  • Death in Service
  • Further company tailored benefits achieved through service and commitment.

Working Hours:

45 hours per week which includes 30-minute daily break.  Monday to Friday, with one Sunday in 4.  A flexible approach to hours will be required as there may be occasion when it is necessary to work additional hours as dictated by the workload and engagement activities. Core Hours 6.00am to 3.00pm or 9.30am to 6.30pm