Supply Planner

Job Reference: booker/TP/112/1839
Planned Number of Hires: 5
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Monday to Friday (weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis)
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 38
Closing Date: 24/07/2019
Job Category: Support Centre Roles
Dept/Region: Support Centre - Equity
Business Area: Booker Group
Location: Equity House Irthlingborough Road Wellingborough

Whats in it for you

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays, rising with length of service
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 5%
  • Colleague discount card, offering 10% discount at Booker and Makro stores
  • Tesco colleague discount card, after 6 months service
  • Special double discount days offering 20% off
  • Save A You Earn scheme
  • Cash back health care scheme

About the role

We are looking to appoint a Supply Planner in the Booker head office in Wellingborough to support our branches and category teams.

Within this role you will be a pivotal part of the Supply Chain team by improving cash profit and customer satisfaction through the efficient management of stock.

Our Supply Chain teams are driven to succeed and process orientated, tasked with ensuring stock is in the right place at the right time.  Whilst this can be a challenging role, the sense of accomplishment you will feel after finding resolutions or solving problems is second to none.

You will be responsible for

  • Optimising stock levels and maintaining high stock availability
  • Proactively reviewing stock levels and escalating as required
  • Accurate forecasting to ensure stock levels are correct and allocated appropriately across all of our branches
  • Ensuring the release and flow of stock is within agreed timescales
  • Building strong working relationships with internal and external teams including third party suppliers
  • Working in partnership with operations and distribution centres to efficiently manage storage space

You will need

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence at all levels
  • A high level of organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to prioritise and keep to tight deadlines
  • Experience of using a PC with a thorough knowledge of Excel
  • Analytical skills with good attention to detail
  • To be reliable, calm, focused and tenacious
  • Knowledge of the FMCG sector, ideally food

About The Company

Booker is the UK's leading food and drink wholesaler.  We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses across the country, and are committed to improving choice, price and service for our customers.