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Interim S&OE/S&OP Planner £40 p/h

Interim S&OE/S&OP Planner £40 p/h

  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

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    Supply Chain

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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One of the worlds largest and most innovative sustainable technology organisations has an urgent requirement for an Interim S&OE Planner.

This is a 3-month interim contract with scope for extension offering up to 40 p/h inside IR35 with hybrid working from Swindon Offices.

Job purpose

To manage short term end-to-end S&OE planning including co-ordinating and maintaining production plans to deliver consensus S&OP plan within inventory targets, highlighting raw material risks and develop mitigation plans. The role includes the co-ordination of the internal supply chain (toll) movement of parts, to drive raw material and finished goods to be delivered on time and in full.

Principal accountabilities


  • Produce weekly production plans for the client and 3rd party production sites for 0-3 months to meet consensus S&OP plans.
  • Coordinate the execution of the toll supply chain between the client & 3rd party sites. Ensuring that toll policies and procedures are maintained.
  • Responsible for maintaining OTIF and inventory profiles within the toll supply chain
  • Tracking and control of toll product in transit
  • Ensuring that substrates (& raw material) supply chains are aligned with internal requirements
  • Identify capacity limitations and work with sites to balance production
  • Measure plant performance with relevant KPIs
  • Integration of the NPI process and planning of development time and trials as required

Inventory analysis

  • Weekly review of inventory levels and performance
  • Analyse stock coverage and identify risks
  • Facilitate inventory target alignment within the 3-month S&OE period

Sales and Operations Execution

  • Report on within month performance (demand plan, production plan and inventory plan) highlighting variances and identify potential service issues or wastage
  • Create the weekly performance reports and escalation communications


  • Work with Demand Planner, Capacity & Inventory Planner, and production sites to evaluate long term capacity requirements
  • Propose changes to medium- and long-term plans based on short term visibility
  • Prepare monthly overviews of plant utilisation, plan attainment within the 3-month S&OE period
  • Work with the Capacity and Inventory Planner to allocate products to manufacturing sites across HT and support capacity strategies

Key Requirements:

  • Experience of S&OE/S&OP/IBP processes
  • Supply chain planning (capacity)
  • Supply chain planning (inventory)
  • Experience in managing complex data
  • Experienced IT user (MS Office, esp MS Excel - advanced level)
  • Experience in managing complexity / problem solving
  • Experienced Tableau user