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Supply Chain Coordinator

Zoek Pin Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 21 days ago

Supply Chain Coordinator

Ashby de la Zouch (Home of Hula Hoops, Skips, Space Raiders and more...)

As our Supply Chain Coordinator, you'll deliver a complete and comprehensive coordination role between a third party customer services function and site-based planning and warehouse teams. You'll generate and execute deployment plans for KP satellite depots including 3rd party warehousing, management of on-site stock holding while maintaining excellent customer service for the site. Additionally, you'll create and manage the production schedule for the site in the most cost-effective way whilst managing working capital targets and maintaining a high level of service to the customer.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the day to day communication and liaise between the site planning teams, warehouse and 3rd party customer service provider
  • Manage the order amendments on behalf of the planning team via a central database
  • Liaise with on and off-site teams to ensure that customer service is achieved
  • Monitor and communicate the traffic flows in and outbound from the warehouse to off and on-site stakeholders
  • Manage and process export orders for the site
  • Proactively communicate/advise issues to all affected parties
  • Monitor and communicate promotional volumes/risks
  • Maintain age of stock reports and highlight issues to the planning team
  • Investigate service issues, identify the root cause and offer solutions
  • Manage the finished goods stocks on and off-site
  • Create pallet projection reports
  • Proactively manage the finished goods stocks to ensure FIFO is adhered to
  • Operate the daily deployment process, liaising with 3rd party haulage providers and warehouse teams regarding pallet movements and relevant transportation needs
  • Pre advise daily and weekly pallet requirements
  • Attend daily service call with 3rd party customer services provider and present the site information
  • Work with the warehouse team to ensure maximum on-site finished goods stock holding is achieved
  • Interpret/compile sales forecasts into a production plan
  • Monitor and review forecasted demand and adjust production plans accordingly to ensure % service level is met
  • Liaise with internal and external departments to gain agreement on production plans and ensure smooth delivery of planned requirements
  • Control WIP/ finished goods and material inventory
  • Communicate service pinch points internally and externally
  • Manage the production schedule via appropriate systems
  • Communicate daily and weekly programmes to onsite teams

The multi-award-winning culture at KP Snacks is friendly, welcoming and supportive. We encourage everyone to be the best they can be, working together to achieve great results.

Essential knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Address issues proactively and responds to routine issues with minimal direction
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate – Must have a high level of excel knowledge
  • Knowledge of systems. (JDE preferable)
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good level of analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritise and build relationships with key contacts
  • Adopts a “customer comes first” philosophy
  • High accuracy with good attention to detail and ability to spot errors quickly
  • Flexible when required to support the business needs
  • A broad understanding of the supply chain, its related processes and KPI’s
  • Minimum 1-2 years clerical and logistics experience desirable
  • Production schedule experience desirable
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment would be an advantage


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