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Supply Chain Planning Lead, Oldbury

£30,000 - £35,000 DOE | Ref: AA24295

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 22 Sep, 2021


Amanda Anderson

Area: Oldbury

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 DOE

Hours: Monday to Friday – 37.5hrs per week

Reference: AA24295

Date added to website: Wednesday, 22 Sep, 2021


We are currently working with a specialised global manufacturing business who offer a wide range of products and services to an array of customers. They are looking to recruit a Supply Chain and Planning Lead to join the business with a view to overseeing and taking a lead role in the purchasing, inventory, production planning and despatch functions. Ultimately the Supply Chain lead will be responsible for the effective and efficient material flow from receipt through to despatch.

The Supply Chain & Planning Lead will be responsible for:

  • Oversee purchasing activities utilising MRP (SAP) to manage re-order alerts for each material taking into account lead times
  • Work closely with sales to determine customer forecasts and any factors not visible through SAP
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers and progress chase as necessary ensuring effective on-time delivery
  • Schedule daily production requirements and distribute production plan to all production areas
  • Ensure production is scheduled taking into account capacity, labour and material lead time
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of administrative support

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience and knowledge of SAP will be essential
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain principles and strategy
  • Experience in a Senior Materials Control / Supply Chain / planning / MRP based role
  • Understanding and knowledge of Production planning / Production Control
  • Good knowledge f MS Excel and able to utilise planning and analytical functions

The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.