Supply Chain Planner

  • Job Reference: 00000330-1
  • Date Posted: 22 February 2022
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: Hayes, Greater London
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Retail, FMCG, Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Barbara Robertson
  • Email:

Job Description

Supply Chain Planner

Salary is circa £25k - £30k, 28 days holiday (including BH) and pension

This is a growing, design led, consumer products business supplying the largest and best retailers across the UK.  They are growing rapidly due to surging demand for their unique and licenced products.  This role is to work closely with their design and sales teams to manage the critical path and end to end logistics from China to their owned and third-party logistic partners and onwards to their customers.


  • Maintain Optimal Stock Levels
  • Responsible for End to End Logistics of Manufactured Products
  • Monitor and Improve Performance of Logistics Providers
  • Maintain Quality and Compliance of, and Information on Manufactured Products
  • Maintain and Update Product Costing Models
  • Maintain Goods Supplier and Logistics Supplier Relationships
  • Support Head of Department in New Product Development, Development of Supply Chain and other Ad Hoc Work related to Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement
  • Support Head of Department with Major Logistics Supplier Relationships
  • Support Head of Department with Major Goods Supplier Relationships
  • Ensure the smooth running of the inbound supply chain, specifically fulfilment of inbound orders on time, cost and quality requirements.
  • Maintain and refine demand planning to ensure optimal stock holding of all stock to enable order fulfilment while minimising stock holding costs.
  • Maintain and Improve Relationships with, Performance of and Cost of Freight Forwarders
  • Responsible for overseeing Customs Declarations of Imported Goods, and other relevant items
  • Assist in design and monitoring of various Logistics KPI’s, e.g. Stock Level Accuracy, Pick Accuracy, Courier Success Rates, etc.
  • Support Head of Department in building on relationships with smaller Goods Suppliers, with a view to improving performance, reducing cost, and keeping up to date with new developments
  • Resolve disputes with logistics and goods suppliers, and other problems, as they arise
  • Maintain and update all relevant data and information on Manufactured Goods, in formats which are communicable, easy to access and easy to maintain
  • Use costing models and external research to develop and maintain effective pricing strategies and communications to internal and external stakeholders in collaboration with SMT
  • Operate as a Subject Matter Expert in Logistics, 3PL Warehouse Management, Costing and Pricing

You’ll have a solid educational background, with some experience in either supply chain, buying, purchasing or merchandising previously, and are looking for a company with a collaborative approach where you’ll be the subject matter expert on all things logistics, 3PL, warehouse management, costing and pricing.  You’ll help to provide insight, develop competitive advantage and customer value.

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