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Supply Chain Planner, Norfolk, UK



Norfolk, UK, United Kingdom 

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Biotech/Pharma, Science

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Job Description:

We are seeking applications for an experienced Supply Chain Planner to join our client, who are a Fortune 500 International company at their manufacturing facility based within easy commute of Cambridge & Norfolk.

Why you should apply:

  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a diverse, high-performing team that are engaged and innovative, and whose mission it is to save and sustain lives. Their innovative products and therapies can be found throughout hospitals and clinics as well as patients’ homes internationally.

What you will be doing:

  • Formulate & Communicate short to mid-term tactical plans that balance supply & demand
  • Proactively manage supply chain risks e.g. low cover and escalate issues where appropriate
  • Align transfer orders to demand and send to ERP &/or local shipping system for execution
  • Review transfer order exceptions and cancel, decrease or postpone orders if necessary
  • Apply scenario planning & collaboration, leveraging Rapid Response functionality and tools
  • Collaborate with Plant Schedulers, Demand planners, W&D, Cluster fulfilment, Commercial & Manufacturing to resolve supply risks & issues.
  • Lead OPLAN review with key stakeholders e.g. Plant management
  • Support the Network manager with regional and/or Global SI&OP input.
  • Monitor supply chain performance, review & approve planning parameters and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Be accountable for achieving Inventory targets
  • Provide input to Financial planning and forecasting processes

What you need to apply:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Supply Chain/Logistics Management is preferred
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP certification highly desirable
  • Six Sigma Belt certification a plus
  • S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning),
  • DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning)
  • MPS (Master Production Scheduling)
  • MRP (Materials Requirements Planning)
  • Majority of work is completed on an independent basis – ideally worked in a global company 2 years
  • Analyses and development of solutions to a variety of complex problems
  • Supply Chain qualification would be preferred
  • Experienced at cross functional project and process coordination.
  • Examples of applying critical thinking skills and pro-actively recommends solutions.
  • Capacity planning management
  • Import/Export Regulations
  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics Network Modelling
  • MPS Methodologies and Techniques
  • Production Planning Capacity Utilization
  • Risk and Exception management
  • S & OP Plan Communication
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supply Chain planning
  • Supply Planning
Company Info
Team Horizon
1 Cedar Crescent, Cedar Park, Westport, Co. Mayo
Westport, Ireland
Phone: +353 98 50600
Web Site: http://www.teamhorizon.ie
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