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Supply Chain Planning Specialist

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Supply Chain Planning Specialist

Posted 01 July 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: Gaydon

Position Type: 12 month contract

Inside / Outside IR35: Inside

Salary: £28 per hour

About the company

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

Job Description

As a Supply Chain Planning Specialist your main responsibilities are:

  • Our Clients', Import and Export Operations / Trading Division, is a unique team within the business that has a core function to buy, products around the world in support of the Clients' global manufacturing activities.
  • The Trading Division Export Sales Centres (ESC) in other regions, such as China and India, enable the business to import Chinese / Indian produced components for use in our European manufacturing facilities.
  • As the Inbound Analyst, you will contribute to the design, management, checking, and analysis of a diverse range of data using a variety of tools at Trading Division Import Operations to support informed decision making.
  • This role is primarily responsible for managing the transportation of components internationally by ensuring shipping standards, traceability and delivery assurance to maintain production.
  • This role will take control of all planning and physical logistics operations and manage all aspects of scheduling and supply chain for Shipping and Import

Qualifications / Skills needed

  • Ability to quickly understand and challenge Logistics processes
  • Advanced analytical and MS Excel skills are essential
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving ability/techniques and benefit contribution is essential
  • Worked within the supply chain and understands logistics and shipping processes.
  • Experience of supervising freight service provider.
  • Experience in material flows to meet scheduled demand for a high volume manufacturing facility.
  • Strong numerical & analytical skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Experience Preferred:

  • Previous experience in Material Planning / Logistics, preferably from within Motor Manufacturing / FMCG or Supply Base Industry
  • Experience and/or knowledge of working with SAP is an advantage
  • Experience of Customer Relationship Management
  • Understanding of Manufacturing production methods desirable
  • Good problem solving techniques and understanding of lean manufacturing principal's
  • Good analytical skills in data control and understanding of production processes

Why work through Contechs?

Contechs is a leading Automotive, Design, Engineering, Technology and Innovation Recruitment Consultancy. Founded in 1997, with an inhouse Contractor Care Team to support all external employees, acts as an employment agency for permanent and contract recruitment.

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