Sales Operations Planner

  • Location

    Dartford, Kent

  • Sector:

    Automotive Supply Chain, Logistics

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Beth Allen

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Sales Operations Planner Required

  • North Kent Area
  • Circa £35k Basic Salary + Bonus + Benefits
  • Monday to Friday ONLY - 9am to 5.30pm

Our client, an Automotive Engineering Company which specialises in vehicle electronics is looking to recruit a Sales Operations Planner.

Purpose of Role:

To generate and manage sales forecasting throughout all Group companies. To generate a purchase plan to meet the needs of the sales forecast. Provide a focussed communication path between all Sales departments and MPL Support the Purchasing team with capturing sales trends, materials planning and handling specific OEM forecasts.

Key Responsibilities:

* Providing Group company sales forecast data to the Purchasing team. * Ensure Group companies receive the correct stock allocation in line with sales budgets.

* Agree stock levels with Group companies

* Be a centralised contact for two-way reporting of sales and purchasing information.

* Ensuring specific customer forecasts are factored into purchase quantities

* Identifying sales trends

* Seeking market intelligence from Group companies

* Monitor and report Stock KPI's across Group companies

* To ensure stock purchase levels are in line with stock value expectations

* A flexible approach is necessary and the ability to work beyond the business hours when required is essential.

* Some overseas travel may be required

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 year's practical experience in Sales and Operations Planning role
  • Proven ability to use ERP systems
  • Proven ability to manage a multi-task role
  • Building and sustaining supplier relationships

Education and Training:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE "O" levels (to include Maths and English). Analytical intellect with an eye for detail
  • Highly numerate and literate
  • Above average ERP knowledge with emphasis on Excel

Our client is offering Monday to Friday ONLY working hours - NO Weekends!!

At Perfect Placement we specialise in Automotive Careers, so if this role has interested you or you would like to know about other Automotive Job in Kent please get in touch with Beth Allen today.

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