Supply Chain Analyst

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Supply Chain Analyst

My client is seeking to recruit a Supply Chain Analyst to be responsible for helping implement world class processes within the POC (Point Of Care) business. Sitting within the supply chain planning function the successful candidate will support the planning team on KPI’s and day to day activities and engaging in exciting projects and process improvement initiatives.

Job Description

Supply Chain Analyst
Sudbury, Suffolk

My client is seeking to recruit a Supply Chain Analyst to be responsible for helping implement world class processes within the POC (Point Of Care) business. Sitting within the supply chain planning function the successful candidate will support the planning team on KPI’s and day to day activities and engaging in exciting projects and process improvement initiatives.

Responsibilities:
- Develop and run global and local supply chain KPI’s and being able to perform root cause analysis
- Support the supply chain planning team in any day to day planning activity, acting as delegate whenever necessary and having the opportunity to develop process knowledge across the end-to-end supply chain process
- Drive supply chain projects and process improvement initiatives of different levels of complexity, being able to analyse complex data, work in cross-functional teams and challenge and change the status quo in a collaborative environment
- Perform ad-hoc demand planning activities
- Engage in ad-hoc cross-functional discussions around demand and capacity analysis, providing the necessary data to support that as well as coordinating agreed action plans
- Support the global allocation process whenever shortages arise, allocating products to customers using the existing tools and promptly communicating with customers on product availability
- Perform ad-hoc inventory management and analysis at all related facilities by periodically reviewing, challenging the safety stock policies and effectively communicating with the wide business network within POC and supporting the definition of the inventory strategy and distribution model
- Ensure SAP reflects realistic planning requirements that drive the whole supply chain, finding ways to improve the use of the existing tools in order to streamline planning processes, seeking automation where possible
- Constantly question current practices seeking to identify process improvement opportunities and implementing process changes with management and Business Excellence support.

Requirements:
- Proven Supply Chain experience - ideally supply or demand planning related
- Excellent understanding of the MRP/MPS/S&OP process
- Excellent Microsoft Excel skills and overall analytics - ability to deal with large amounts of complex data
- Familiar with lean concepts and tools
- Broad knowledge of forecasting, product distribution, inventory control, manufacturing processes
- Customer focused mind-set
- The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working with an ERP system, preferably SAP
- Minimum of bachelor degree, master degree in related field preferred
- Certification of a professional body associated with planning preferred

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Wendy Gulliver

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I specialise in the sourcing and acquisition of talent within the oil and gas market. I work with oil and gas professionals, as well as those seeking to transfer their skills into this exciting industry. The typical roles I recruit for include mechanical design, mechanical engineering, electrical design, project management, production and manufacturing.