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Supply Chain Planning Specialist

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Supply Chain Planning Specialist

Posted 25 April 2024
Salary £27 - £28 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameJessica Price

Job description

Position: Supply Chain Planning Specialist

Sector: Professional Services

Location: Coventry/ Sutton Coldfield

Position Type: 12 month rolling contract.

Inside / Outside IR35: Inside IR35

Salary: Umbrella £28.41

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a Luxury Automotive OEM who are seeking a Supply Chain Planning Specialist to join their team.

Job Description

As a Supply Chain Planning Specialist, your main responsibilities are:

  • The Clients' Trading Division is a unique team within the business that has a core function to buy, move and sell products around the world in support of the Clients' global manufacturing activities.
  • The Trading Division Imports function enables the business to import Chinese & Indian produced components for use in our UK and European manufacturing facilities.
  • As an Imports Outbound Analyst, you'll be the daily point of contact for the Clients' plants.
  • You'll ensure all plant deliverables are managed and parts are shipped to the Clients' plant or Deconsolidation Centres on time, in full and within targets.
  • This is a customer-facing role primarily responsible for managing the relationship with TD Imports customers.
  • The outbound team oversees the operations process and is critical to facilitating a seamless handoff of customer demand through the E2E process as enabler to an efficient outbound process through accurate control and data alignment

Qualifications / Skills Required

  • SAP Knowledge & able to use
  • Strong analytical and MS Excel Skills
  • Ability to quickly understand and challenge Logistics processes
  • The positions requires knowledge of both inbound, outbound, customer and central TD processes and a large degree of interaction with all teams in both daily operations
  • Previous experience in Material Planning / Logistics, preferably from within Motor Manufacturing / FMCG or Supply Base Industry
  • Experience of Customer Relationship Management
  • Good problem solving techniques and understanding of lean manufacturing principals
  • Good understanding of production processes

Why work through Contech's?
Contechs are a leading Automotive, Design, Engineering, Technology & Innovation Recruitment Consultancy. Founded in 1997, with an inhouse Contractor Care Team to support all external employee's, acts as an employment agency for permanent and contract recruitment.

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