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Supply Planner

Location: Darlington

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168032

Purpose of the role:

Reporting to the Supply Planning Manager, you will be responsible for all inbound deliveries from supplier to our distribution via 3rd party transport providers. You will also be responsible for supplying replenishment orders to another distribution site in France. You will be a key stakeholder in importing goods in and out of the UK.

  • Managing the import of material into the UK from around the world - mainly via Sea

  • Responsible for documentation relating to custom clearance

  • Delivery Schedules; Updating our inbound delivery schedule with accurate dates for container arrivals

  • Communicating regularly with the warehouse team working to ensure resource capabilities

  • Stock Availability; ensuring arrival dates are keep accurate within our ERP system

  • Supplier KPI monitoring and development; ensuring service level management

  • Approving invoicing ensuring suppliers are paid in a timely manner challenging any discrepancies

  • Working with our Commercial team and providing transit updates along with freight costs

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in Imports & customer clearance is a must

  • Good knowledge of Incoterms is beneficial

  • Supplier Performance Management experience needed

  • Good working knowledge of ERP systems including Sage & SIA

  • FMCG background beneficial

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Proficient at using IT systems, with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a must

  • Proven track record in continuous improvement