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Supply Chain Planner





Posted: 17/05/2024

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We are looking for an experienced Supply Chain Planner to join the team in Jewson, Northants and Bedfordshire!

The successful candidate will utilise the Advanced Planning System (APS) to manage the process of inventory planning for several branches in line with sales demand, in order to efficiently ensure both optimal levels of stock availability and compliance with budgeted inventory costs, therefore minimising sales facing staff's involvement in inventory management and stock replenishment.

This is a full-time hybrid role, working 2 to 3 days per week out of a local Jewson branch, and the remainder of the week working remotely.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to:

Collaborate with Regional Director and Branch Managers, utilising the System to forecast future demand for a selected range of products and categories and subsequently create replenishment Purchase Orders, to meet agreed customer service levels whilst simultaneously minimising excess inventory

Utilise the APS to manage stock in a range of activities, including product introductions and allocations, landing stock reduction strategies, and stock rebalancing

Lead Demand Forecasting initiatives as a central contact point between central functions and the branch network within the Region

Work with the Regional Director on area local sales/stocking initiatives

What about you?

Previous experience within supply chain, inventory management or planning role is essential as well as working knowledge of the below;

Experience of using both Advanced Planning Systems and ERP Systems

Knowledge of builders' merchant business model servicing a branch network would be beneficial

Strong communication, presentation, negotiation and influencing skills

Highly IT literate and process oriented

Proven and demonstrable ability to understand customer and business requirements

Strong numerical and analytical skills with ability to assimilate complex information

Resilient and able to constructively challenge and influence

Self-motivated and results driven, able to work calmly under sustained pressure and manage multiple simultaneous priorities

This role is working with Jewson, part of the STARK Building Materials UK. We are a leading building materials distributor in Northern Europe. We connect suppliers of heavy building materials with the professional craftsmen who build, renovate, and maintain the cities of tomorrow.

At STARK Building Materials UK., we have a strong culture that is built on passionate and dedicated people who thrive in taking responsibility and challenging status quo. We are convinced that our continued success relies on the diverse skills, experiences, and backgrounds that our employees bring to their everyday work.

The value of equal opportunity is embedded in the way we do business and retain talent groupwide. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome everyone with respect and an open mind.

We'd love to hear from you, hit apply! And a member of our Internal Recruitment team will be in contact with you

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