Supply Chain Planner – French Speaker (3049/111v)

Salary: Excellent basic
Location: London or Bishops Stortford
Reference: 3049/111v
Benefits: Flexible benefits

Position based: London or Bishops Stortford

Our Client was launched with 3 products in 2003 and now with a current portfolio of over 40 top notch products that are eaten somewhere in the world every 2 seconds.  A fabulous story of pure genius and a brilliant team of people with ambitions and people with ambitions and plans to take Our Client into more categories and eating occasions. “Is ordinary out of the question? Is spectacular up your street? Deliciousness part of your DNA? Then you’ve got what it takes… and we want what you’ve got. And yes, this is the company you’ve dreamed of working for


Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, The Supply Chain Planner (France) position is mainly responsible for managing French supply chain from end to end, but there is also some overlap with the UK and other International markets. The key responsibility of the role is providing excellent service to French retailers with minimum stock waste



Demand Planning

  • Build consensus forecasts and provide weekly forecast to all third parties;
  • Re-examine sales data and adjust planning accordingly
  • Constantly monitor shelf life of stock, and juggle the optimum service level v wastage 
  • Order Fulfilment -send orders to factory and all suppliers.
  • Manage customer forecasts: confirm all the activities provided by sales and retailers
  • Manage new projects


Stock management

  • Monitor daily orders
  • Manage new product launches and delists
  • Coordinate stock movements between warehouses, and stock pre-coding operation
  • Work closely with third party logistics providers and target any stock issues.
  • Communicate changes of collection days, follow-up late arrivals.
  • Demand and negotiate quotes for deliveries to new depots, tariffs, extra services etc


Customer relationship

  • Respond to customer demands – explain shorts, delivery issues, systems issues etc.
  • Warn customers of shorts and offer to reorganise deliveries where possible.
  • Negotiate concessions


Analysis & reporting

  • Daily, weekly & monthly updates: 
  • Provide service level recaps including analysis of volume fluctuations, promotional uplift
  • French logistics costs: provide estimate to Finance every month
  • Forecast accuracy analysis


You may currently be based in Europe and looking to relocate to England or already living within a reasonable travelling distance of our Bishop Stortford site, or be prepared to move close to it.


So, if you feel you’ve got what is takes to make a success in this International supply chain planning role, including the ability to speak fluently in both French and English, please forward your CV in word format quoting reference 3049/111v



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