Supply Planner – Maternity Cover – Enfield

Department: Supply Planning
Location: North London (Enfield)
Closing date: 14 November 2019

Westmill is a specialist food supplier whose market leading brands include Amoy, Asli Atta, Elephant Atta, Lucky Boat, Patak’s, Pride, Rajah and Tolly Boy. Found in the best professional and home kitchens, our brands are respected for their quality and authenticity and our vision is to inspire our communities with colourful food, through working with our trade partners in the ethnic and grocery channels. Working for Westmill means you belong to an entrepreneurial and culturally diverse business that values high performance, collaboration and the desire to make a difference.

There is now a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Supply Planner, or for someone with a real interest in this area, to play an integral role in managing the day-to-day planning of a global supplier base, ensuring optimum stock levels are maintained with the aim to deliver the best possible service to our customers.

You will be responsible for a designated set of suppliers where your focus will be on ensuring stock levels are maintained in-line with working capital targets. You will work closely with Demand Planning to understand potential spikes in demand where you will have to proactively review potential risks to stock and ensure timely escalation and communication. You will also have a key role in supporting various projects within the business such as NPD launches, SKU rationalisation and min/max stock level reviews, as well as providing insight leading to reduced inventory, cost saving initiatives and improvement of Supply Chain efficiency.

What are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with lots of energy and drive, who thrives on proactivity, accountability and a focus on delivering results. Ideally with previous experience in Supply Chain and Planning, we are looking for someone with the ability to build effective relationships, together with strong stakeholder management and influencing skills. Resilience and tenacity to challenge will also be key attributes of our ideal candidate.

So what is in it for you?
In addition to a competitive remuneration and benefits package, working at Westmill will be an exciting challenge. This is a great opportunity to develop yourself and your career in the UK or internationally either within Westmill or Associated British Foods, our parent company.

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