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Interim Supply/Demand Planner

Interim Supply/Demand Planner

  • Location

    Norfolk, England

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £150 - £185 per day

  • Contact:

    Sam Solt

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:

    SS - 14133_1593781955

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Interim Supply/Demand Planner

Interim Supply/Demand Planner required for a 6 month contract to support a global health-care supplies manufacturer with an immediate start.


  • Formulate & Communicate short to mid-term tactical plans that balance supply & demand
  • Proactively manage supply chain risks e.g. low cover and escalate issues where appropriate
  • Align transfer orders to demand and send to ERP &/or local shipping system for execution
  • Review transfer order exceptions and cancel, decrease or postpone orders if necessary
  • Apply scenario planning & collaboration, leveraging Rapid Response functionality and tools
  • Collaborate with Plant Schedulers, Demand planners, W&D, Cluster fulfilment, Commercial & Manufacturing to resolve supply risks & issues.
  • Lead OPLAN review with key stakeholders e.g. Plant management
  • Support the Network manager with regional and/or Global SI&OP input.
  • Monitor supply chain performance, review & approve planning parameters and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Be accountable for achieving Inventory targets
  • Provide input to Financial planning and forecasting processes

Skills required:

  • Capacity planning management
  • Import/Export Regulations
  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics Network Modelling
  • MPS Methodologies and Techniques
  • Production Planning Capacity Utilization
  • Risk and Exception management
  • S & OP Plan Communication
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supply Chain planning
  • Supply Planning
  • Experience of Kinaxis (6 Months+)


  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Supply Chain/Logistics Management is preferred
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP certification highly desirable
  • Six Sigma Belt certification a plus

Experience dealing with:

  • S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning),
  • DRP (Distribution Requirements Planning)
  • MPS (Master Production Scheduling)
  • MRP (Materials Requirements Planning)
  • Majority of work is completed on an independent basis - ideally worked in a global company 2 years
  • Analyses and development of solutions to a variety of complex problems
  • Supply Chain qualification would be preferred
  • Experienced at cross functional project and process coordination.
  • Examples of applying critical thinking skills and pro-actively recommends solutions.

Please note, this position will require you to be working onsite from day 1 without any remote working.

To be considered for the Interim Supply/Demand Planner position, please apply before Tuesday 7th July.