Supply Chain Planner

Location Worthing
Discipline: Supply Chain
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Job ref: 004847
Published: 3 months ago

The purpose of this role is to ensure delivery of products on time and in full while maintaining inventory targets across Rayner product portfolio.


You will be responsible to keep track of inventory, anticipate demand and suggest purchases to ensure supply continuity while liaising with Operations, Quality, Customer service, Regulatory, Sales teams, Finance, Suppliers, Logistics, and third-party wholesalers.


Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Review planning 0-12 months horizon to ensure optimal product supply for Rayner portfolios
  • Work closely with internal and external contacts to ensure seamless product supply
  • Select transportation routes to maximise economy by combining shipments
  • Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements
  • Review stock allocation to achieve most optimal benefit for business (utilizing financial and operational considerations)
  • Support with Sales and Operations Planning process (S&OP)
  • Proactively identify future supply constraints and develop options to mitigate
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to support an efficient supply chain and demand process
  • Actively manage together with other involved functions phase-in and phase-out of products
  • Successfully lead projects
  • Provide management information
  • Support team when required


Experience required:


  • 2-5 years of proved track record within supply chain management (Demand Planning/Supply Planning/Forecasting/Production Planning/Logistics Planning)
  • Educated to a degree level (or have equivalent experience in supply chain)
  • Successfully taken part in projects and initiatives working within both commercial and supply chain
  • Successful track record on continuous improvement initiatives
  • Advanced Excel skills



  • Experience in process improvement/simplification
  • APICS certification
  • Knowledge and experience of working with ERP systems (Oracle, SAP)
  • Knowledge of analytical tools (Power BI, Tableau)
  • Understanding and experience of auditing


What you can expect from us: 

  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Global appreciation platform to recognise colleagues around the globe
  • Fantastic opportunity to work with highly talents teams and individuals and grow with the business
  • Exciting variety of engagement events like yoga, seat chair massages, Summerfest, quarterly Love to Learn events
  • Free on-site parking for all staff
  • On-site restaurant
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Being part of an organisation you can be proud to work for changing the lives of millions of people!