supply planning coordinator in peterborough

14 May 2019
emma clare, randstad cpe
job type
£ 11.95 per hour
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peterborough, east of england
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£ 11.95 per hour
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emma clare, randstad cpe
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job description

Are you a Supply Planning Coordinator who is looking for a new opportunity to work a 6 month contract in peterborough? Then this may be a fantastic opportunity for you!

You will need

- A demonstrable background in the "fast moving goods" industry
- Ability to multitask several tasks at once
- Great communication skills and ability to negotiate with internal/external customers

Job Summary

Under general supervision, determines the quantity and order date for materials needed to meet the master production schedule or independent customer demand. Expedites purchase or production orders as appropriate.

* Follows applicable standard work, process documentation, and quality procedures.
* Collects data on material planning master data (lead time, order quantities, etc.) to support Plan for Every Part (PFEP).
* Works with Quality to disposition non-conforming material in a timely manner.
* Initiates purchase and work orders to support the demand plan.
* Participates on allocation calls with Sourcing Manager, supplier, and other entities to understand nature and impact of constraints.
* Works with suppliers to reduce lead time and order quantities balancing supply with demand.
* Supports excess inventory re position activities to other locations with supporting demand.
* Provides accurate, timely updates specific to inventory availability and back order recovery plans.
* Assists in ramp up / ramp down activities to meet demand while minimising excess and obsolete
* Reconciles order boards for critical suppliers, critical parts, and past due orders on a routine basis.
* Supports the Deliver Supplier Improvement Process initiative to improve performance metrics.
* Documents, communicates, and follows-up on action items impacting the ability to execute the plan.
* Takes ownership and accountability for delivery of supplier schedules that supports end Customer needs.
* Demonstrates the target level of proficiency in core competencies.
* Remains flexible and performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to meet business goals.

* Communicates effectively within the assigned team and with all support teams.
* Completes training and personal development in line with business requirements and career goals.
* Participates in improvement (quality, safety, process, material flow, etc.) projects.

Qualifications and Competencies

Education, Licenses, Certifications
High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.

A degree is not required


* Fluent in English, both spoken and written.
* PC literate (Windows, MS-office):
* Working knowledge of MS Excel
* Experience with GOMS, SAP, Oracle, or a similar ERP package; or another Inventory Planning system is a plus.
* Quality/Improvement Skills: General Business Knowledge, Managing Work, Problem Solving, Customer Oriented, Perseverance

* Team Work Skills: Attention to Detail, Collaboration / Cooperation, Oral & Written Communication, Dealing with Ambiguity


Maintains a valid material plan and manages the related exceptions through the inventory planning system/tool
- Gets the material in from the supplier (to the master)
- Provides ETA dates based on supplier shipments
- Manages in-transit material to the master
- Owns day to day communication and relationship with the supplier
- Owns supplier performance management and improvements
- Engagement on the supplier performance escalation matrix aligning with Source To Pay (S2P) & Regional Operating Team (ROT)
- Works on PO releases on the supplier
- Balancing and Re-Balancing inventory within the network

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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