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Supply Chain Planning Manager - Huthwaite

Supply Chain Planning Manager - Huthwaite

Applications are invited for the role of Supply Chain Planning Manager, based at the Huthwaite site.

As a Supply Chain Planning Manger you will be required to be an Active Listener, Open Communicator, Approachable, Fair, Trustworthy, Understanding, and Knowledgeable.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

General Management

  • Day to day management of 6 direct planning reports.
  • Implement Work & Development Plans aligned to Cost, Quality, Service and Delivery.
  • Carrying out individual appraisals quarterly, skills gap training identified to meet objectives.
  • Understand, Implement and monitor departmental Performance Metrics.
  • Effectively communicating departmental initiatives & objectives at all business levels.
  • Strong influencer cross functionally with the ability to manage change effectively.
  • Ability to negotiate effective solutions/outcomes to business challenges.
  • Foster an environment that encourages effective, clear communication cross functionally and a team ethic of delivery for both internal & external customers.

Technical Management

  • S&OP – Understanding and maintaining longer term (18 month) demand plan.
  • Collaborative monthly demand plan review with commercial adjusting where necessary through shared market intelligence.
  • Implementing & Managing Inventory Modelling (FG & WIP) reducing obsolescence and overall capital employed through analytical and visual management techniques (Pareto/Kanban/JIT).
  • Review & Maintain ERP system structure and data integrity to 98% +. (Routings, BOM’s, Batching Rules etc..)
  • Review & Maintain replenishment parameters (EBQ, RoP, Cycle Time, Lead Time) in line with product lifecycle shifts.
  • Ability to create and manage capacity models in line with known constraints (OEE, Labour Utilisation etc.). Working with suppliers to minimise / remove constraints.
  • Develop & maintain supply plans for both manufactured & traded goods.
  • Review of overall Demand / Supply plan(s) with the financial team for P&L validation / adjustment.
  • Chair weekly Operations review with manufacturing teams.
  • Work closely with Internal Departments on Product Portfolio (NPD/NPI) influencing and negotiating best outcomes on cost/service.
  • Liaising with Purchasing on vendor performance, ensuring we have the best Supply Chain solutions.

Key Metrics

  • Service – OTIF Level I&II – Whole Order / Line level – (Min 98% & 96.5%)
  • Inventory – On target v Inventory Policy.
  • Cost – Ensure no adverse impact to plan delivery.
  • Quality – Ensure all processes are clearly defined and documented in line with our ISO accreditation.

If you wish to apply, please submit your CV with a letter detailing your suitability for the role to Carolyn Hancock

Closing date for applications is Friday 14 September 2018