Our client is looking to hire an Operations Supply Planner & Business Data Administrator for 9 – 12 Month Maternity Cover.

Salary – £ Per Day

Working Hours – 8.30am – 4.30pm

37.5 Hours Per Week

Starting June

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operations Supply Planner & Business Data Administrator to work with some of the world’s best loved brands of chocolate and confectionery. This role is positioned within a stand-alone entrepreneurial division of a global FMCG business. Its focus is extending their brands into new categories to deliver high levels of growth and innovation in their markets. Over the past years they have experienced rapid growth and are now looking to extend the team to accommodate and continue this success.

The successful candidate will be responsible for taking the medium-term forecast from key account managers and Distributors, creating production forecasts and placing orders for finished goods to maintain supply of the current SKU portfolio whilst supporting new product launches. This will include co-ordination of transport and import and export documentation if required.

In addition to this, the candidate will be responsible for creation of all new product codes and barcodes, maintaining accuracy throughout the system set up.

Key Responsibilities

Supply Chain Planner

� Work with Supply chain Manager/Key Account manager to create a forecast and production plan to be used to procure raw materials and packaging

� Managing the SAP transactions for all stock movements, ensuring SAP accurately reflects actual stock levels. i.e. raising purchase orders, creating goods receipts, raising invoices & credits to manage stock movements. The job holder is responsible for ensuring SAP stock listings reflect the correct quantity and value of stock.

� Tracking and reporting service levels from all co-manufacturers, enabling trends to be identified and issues picked up and reviews where applicable

� Communicating with co-manufacturers to inform them of any changes to production schedules or changes in demand. Ensuring any other stakeholders are informed of these changes and implications.

� Arranging transports for finished goods deliveries, ensuring procurement through to pay.

� Problem solving to ensure all demand can be met or shortages of supply escalated as appropriate

� Ensure all financial transactions & accruals are made in a timely manner following the period end process

� Ensure all SAP transactions are done in a timely manner to allow smooth Period ends.

� Supply Co manufacturers with a 12 week rolling forecast.

� Active contribution to the weekly NPD project meetings relevant to product categories

� Internal coordination of multi-category sales orders to ensure stock is available across a number of different categories from different co manufacturers in time to export.

� Coordination of export documentation enabling multi-market sales

Business Data Administrator

� Creation of all new product codes & barcodes, ensuring accuracy in all stages of the data set up

� Working with activity managers, category heads and R&D to understand the requirements of any new product coding

� Maintain the barcode database

� Monitoring data quality for any new product codes

� Ongoing monitoring of all product codes, retiring product codes when no longer in use

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.