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Supply Chain Planner - Blackpool

Posted 9 March by CK GROUP Easy Apply Ended
CK Group are recruiting for a Supply Chain Planner to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Blackpool on a 12 month contract.

The main purpose of the role will be:
·Capacity planning for medical device manufacturing Value Stream
·Interface with raw material suppliers and scheduling raw material orders to meet the needs of the capacity plan
·End to end management of the plan and raw materials for Value stream assigned.

Further responsibilities will include:
·Managing planning workbook in SAP (APO). Creation/refresh of plan monthly to ensure plan aligned with refreshed customer demand
·Monitoring over and under consumption and resetting plan as required. Challenge significant swings with Demand Team as appropriate
·Maintaining a weekly capacity plan for manufacturing areas and monitor the manufacturing plan weekly according to the plan. Challenge failures to hit the plan and try to mediate a solution.
·Prevention of customer service issues through effective management of plan and inventory. Pre-empting issues using forecast trend and MI
·Trending and managing FG inventory aligned with site targets.
·Proactively provide ATP, Supply Commit and BO updates. Deployment of inventory based on customer need/allocation priorities
·Managing global allocation process to ensure critical markets supply is maintained
·Updating comments daily in WW BO Report. Prepare the vulnerability report and lead the weekly BO call on behalf of the site
·Compiling site/PP&L metrics detailing performance to targets (BO, Inventory, Schedule attainment)
·Leading effective planning meeting that addresses and challenges gaps to plan attainment, reviews BO and position to SS
·Long term rough cut capacity analysis using APO to determine order trends and proactively manage peak customer requirements
·Forecasting: Ability to develop market forecast that drives the capacity plan using DP tool in APO. Trending market forecast and intelligence ensuring alignment with capacity and deployment plans
·Liaising with the markets to improve MAPE accuracy
·Compliance: Ensures that all activities are carried out in compliance with all regulations and laws, governing business and quality operations. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all local, national, international and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
·Minimum of Degree or equivalent in a related discipline
·Experienced ERP / Planning Systems User, able to execute in an ERP System
·Working with spreadsheets/data analysis
·Supply chain experience in medical device or pharmaceutical industry
·SAP experience
·Applies understanding of cycle time, throughput, labor efficiency, and related concepts to drive alignment with overall Production Plan to ensure raw materials are in place to support production
·Demonstrates understanding of the impact of equipment downtime and adjusts daily production plans accordingly
·Leverages knowledge of the production and planning processes to identify opportunities to improve the initial plan, (i.e. through the application of lean processes)
·Data mining skills through MS-Excel (or equivalent) strong organization skills and an aptitude for planning.
·Proficient user of MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST41481 in all correspondence.

Reference: 34649232

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