Procurement and Planning Supervisor - Up to 38k

  • Location
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Category
    Transport and Logistics - Supply Chain
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 38000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Job Title: Procurement and Planning Supervisor

Location: Wakefield, WF2, Parking on Site

Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 per year

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time

Our client, a leading manufacturing company, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Planning Supervisor to join their team. In this role, you will play a crucial part in optimising inventory levels, ensuring smooth operations, and maintaining excellent relationships with suppliers. If you have a passion for planning and logistics, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, this role is perfect for you!


    • Monitor and analyse stock levels to achieve optimal inventory levels and minimise slow-moving items.

    • Collaborate with internal teams and external stakeholders to manage inventory and meet business requirements.

    • Run the purchase ordering process, maintaining accurate records and budgetary control.

    • Communicate effectively with suppliers, ensuring timely delivery and resolving any issues or queries.

    • Work closely with the Product Development Manager on scaling up and setting up systems for new products.

    • Liaise with the Warehouse and other departments to ensure smooth order delivery and meet customer expectations.

    • Maintain the database system ensuring accurate product data and modifications as required.

    • Organise and select appropriate freight carriers.

    • Collaborate with team members, provide support, and contribute to project work when required.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

    • Maths and English GCSE qualifications.

    • Proven experience in planning and inventory management, ideally in a procurement and planning department.

    • Familiarity with overseas suppliers and logistics.

    • Strong people management skills, including workflow management and coaching.

    • A commitment to company goals, continuous learning, and bringing new ideas to the table.

    • Attention to detail and a quality-oriented approach.

    • Customer focus with a passion for delivering high-quality service.

    • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.

    • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Excel and Word, as well as experience with ERP systems.

    • Exceptional organisational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks effectively.

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