ghd541 - DRP Deployment Planner

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Posted: 01/11/2019 16:06
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Leeds Office
Level: Standard
Deadline: 27/12/2019 23:59
Hours: 40.00
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent Contract

What’s the Job?

As the Supply Chain Planner - DRP (Deployment Requirements Planning) you’ll be responsible for the supply of products to ghd market warehouses globally, ensuring that stock levels are maintained at the agreed target levels across the full product range.   You will be accountable for managing the DRP and Deployment processes in the SAP and JDA systems.

The role is based from the ghd office in Central Leeds and reports to the Supply Chain Planning Manager.
 

What will I do?
 

  • Manage the weekly Deployment process in the SAP and JDA systems.  Review and release recommended shipments to maintain stock levels in market warehouses at target levels.  Includes loading stock on hand and in-transit for markets outside SAP
  • Working with the ghd Logistics team and EXO (External Operations) Planners, ensure that stock is despatched and delivered according to the agreed service level
  • Communicate deployment plans to the market teams.  Proactively flag any issues and agree actions plans with the market operational leads
  • Track and report on-time in-full delivery against the deployment plan
  • Be the first point for the market teams on all supply issues.  Act as the voice of the markets, bringing a strong customer focus to the wider Supply Chain team
  • In case of constrained supply, execute stock allocations as agreed with the Supply Planning Manager
  • Identify opportunities to re-pack or re-distribute excess stock within the network.
  • Plan and deliver components for in-market kitting
  • Schedule and run the monthly Supply Reviews with each market
  • Maintain master data within JDA and, working with the cross-functional project teams, be responsible for the correct set up of new products
  • With the rest of the Supply Planning team, support the clear and accurate communication of launch plans for new products and Limited Editions
  • Work with the Global Inventory Manager to maintain safety stock and order quantity parameters in JDA.  With the full support of the Global Inventory Manager, run a quarterly review of key parameters with Supply Chain and market leadership to ensure that these meet business requirements
  • Ensure stock accuracy targets are met through correct processing of stock transfers
  • As DRP / Deployment Key User:
    • Be the expert on DRP / Deployment within ghd, with an in-depth knowledge of both process and systems
    • Lead initiatives to improve process efficiency and effectiveness
    • Provide DRP / Deployment input on changes to the supply network
    • Act as the point of contact for the Coty Business Process Expert and Key Users
    • Organise end user training as required

 

What skills and qualities will I need?

  • Relevant Supply Chain experience within a similar market-facing role
  • Preferable experience within fast-moving, international consumer products businesses
  • Great communicator, both verbal and written, with strong influencing skills
  • Excellent numerical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Ability to work under own direction to tight deadlines
  • Previous experience in SAP or JDA would be ideal

 

 

 



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