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Interim Supply Chain Planner

Interim Supply Chain Planner

  • Location

    Lancashire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £215 - £265 per day

  • Contact:

    Adam Dennison

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    11243 - 0803_1520532455

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


1st Executive are retained by a global blue-chip innovative company, specialising in medical and pharmaceutical manufacturing. They are looking to bring an Interim Supply Chain Planner on board on a 12 month contract. The role involves supplier liaising, raw material scheduling, and developing market forecasts. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a company who provide a wealth of experience, fast career progression, and are a global market leading name.


  • Capacity Planning for medical device manufacturing value
  • Interfacing with raw material suppliers and scheduling material orders to meet capacity plan needs
  • End-to-end management of raw materials and plan, for value
  • Managing planning workbooks in SAP
  • Compiling metrics and KPI's
  • Developing market forecasts and product forecasts
  • Creating purchase orders for raw materials and auctioning MRP messages
  • Maintaining stock and supply by liaising with suppliers directly
  • Stakeholder management + Supplier management
  • Risk management and escalation of issues to suppliers

Desired Skills:

  • Procurement function and Supply Chain function experience (2-3 years+)
  • Excel skills (spreadsheet and data analysis skills)
  • SAP experience (preferred, ERP systems experience as minimum requirement) pref. with the APO module
  • Knowledge of financial processes
  • Contract manufacturing / Co-manufacturing experience