Senior Supply Chain Analyst

Posted 17/06/2024 by Adecco

Kettering, Northamptonshire
£28,000 - £30,000/annum

Are you passionate about supply chain management and looking to make a significant impact? Join our dynamic Operations team as a Senior Supply Chain Planner, where you'll support a diverse portfolio of clients, manage relationships with manufacturers and 3PLs, and lead demand planning efforts to drive success.

This job role is paying up to £30,000.00 per annum depending on previous experience and skill set and is based in Kettering on a full time contract.

Key Responsibilities:
- Strategic Planning: Define available warehouse stock and client sales forecasts to create accurate manufacturing demand figures.
- Price Management:Maintain competitive supply prices and streamline new supplier/customer onboarding processes.
- Client Coordination:Liaise with manufacturers to ensure timely production in line with client agreements.
- Schedule Optimisation:Develop and propose manufacturing schedules for client approval, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness.
- Production Planning:Create weekly production plans and material requirements in collaboration with manufacturers.
- Forecasting:Generate and communicate forecasts to manufacturers, ensuring alignment with production needs.
- Order Advisory:Advise clients on optimal ordering schedules to maintain stock levels and meet demand.
- Inventory Monitoring:Oversee raw material delivery, availability, and stock levels, resolving issues promptly.
- Relationship Management:Foster strong relationships with clients and suppliers, providing performance feedback and ensuring satisfaction.
- Quality Control:Continuously monitor best before dates and communicate updates to clients.
- Reporting:Produce comprehensive weekly reports to keep stakeholders informed.
- Process Improvement:Lead the implementation of new processes when onboarding manufacturers, ensuring seamless integration.
- Documentation:Manage billing materials and costings, ensuring accurate and up-to-date records in the system.
- Recall Management:Handle product recalls efficiently, coordinating with clients, warehouses, customers, and internal teams.
- Stock Reconciliation: Perform month-end stock reconciliation and adjustments to maintain accurate inventory records.
- Communication: Keep all relevant parties informed about stock statuses, critical issues, and new processes.
- Supplier Management:Set up new suppliers and manage critical supply chain issues with clear and effective communication.
- Continuous Improvement: Review and enhance processes and procedures, promoting best practices across the department.
- Mentorship:Support and mentor Operations Analysts to foster team growth and development.

Core Competencies:
-Attention to Detail: Ensure accuracy and precision in all tasks.
-Deadline Management: Meet deadlines consistently in a fast-paced environment.
-Priority Management: Effectively manage conflicting priorities.
-Communication:Communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
-Interpersonal Skills: Interface confidently at all levels within the organization.
-Team Support: Be supportive and collaborative with colleagues.
-Customer Service Excellence: Commit to delivering exceptional customer service.
-Reliability: Be a dependable and trustworthy team member.
-Technical Proficiency: Be IT literate and proficient in relevant software.

Experience and Skill Requirements:
- Strong literacy and numeracy skills (equivalent to GCSE 5+ in English and Maths)
- Proficient in using MS Excel in an operations role
- Demonstrated experience in a similar role, covering key responsibilities
- Proficiency in inventory and accounting software (e.g., SOS, Unleashed, QuickBooks, Xero, Sage)
- Proactive mindset with the ability to build and maintain supplier relationships

Why Join Us?
- Impactful Work: Play a crucial role in driving supply chain efficiency for our clients.
- Growth Opportunities: Develop your skills and advance your career in a supportive environment.
- Collaborative Team: Work with a dynamic and passionate team dedicated to excellence.
- Competitive Benefits: Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and a positive work-life balance.

Please apply online or call us on (phone number removed) for more information.

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.

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