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Search Results for Planner
Job Title. Location Salary Actions

Supply Chain Planner

An experienced Supply Chain Planner with office administration experience is required to join an innovative and growing Life Sciences company in the South East! The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ + experience using and managing an ERP system, be highly IT literate, is experienced in planning and procurement of materials to meet production and end user requirements, and is comfortable coordinating logistics and shipping to ensure the continuity of the supply chain from end to end. The Role: Hands-on operation of the company’s ERP...

Location: Waterford,
Supply Chain Planner
Waterford Not Disclosed

SAP Supply Chain Planning Consultant

This role can be based remotely from within the ROI with some travel to site Working hours are 12pm – 8pm An experienced Senior SAP Supply Chain Planning Consultant is required to join a leading technology consultancy firm focused on the Life Sciences Industry sector. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years SAP experience and is someone who can work independently, th...

Location: Dublin,
SAP Supply Chain Planning Consultant
Dublin Not Disclosed
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Planner Career Profile

Planner


In todays marketplace the role of a supply chain planner varies depending on the nature of business the organisation undertakes and whether that involves working with a product or service. However, whatever the type of organisation in question, some aspects stay the same. Typically a Planner will be required to work with a wide range of stakeholders that can include operations, sales, marketing and finance and will work in an autonomous manner. As such a Planner is a very analytical role that requires a highly commercial individual who is able to identify ways to improve sales, reduce costs and identify and act upon potential issues that may impact on customer service ratings and profitability.

Key duties and skills of a Planner include


  • Implement, lead and develop forecasting from an end to end perspective to include Demand Planning and Supply Planning
  • Represent the Supply Chain function within S&OP meetings
  • Demand planning for short, medium and long term plans
  • Supply Planning to increase procurement and purchasing economies of scale
  • Baseline forecasting on a product by product and country by country basis
  • Develop, maintain and distribute inventory and stock reports to commercial function
  • Help establish and use best methods (statistical models and software tools) in creating forecasts and targets
  • Make adjustments to forecast and stock targets based on changes in demand and market trends
  • Monitor SKU levels
  • Ideally a background and/or exposure in master scheduling, forecasting, procurement and planning
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Experience using ERP statistical software packages
  • Knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
  • Good communication and team building skills
  • Detail oriented and excellent accuracy skills
  • Extensive spreadsheet analysis
  • Ideally you will be educated to degree level, or equivalent and hold a formal supply chain qualification
  • You will be a proactive self starter who is able to work to with minimal supervision.