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Supply Planner

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Are you an experienced Supply Planner within a multi-national organisation? Do you have experience of inventory management?  

If the answer is yes - then look no further. Church & Dwight UK Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a new Supply Planner to join our team for a fixed term contract based in Folkestone, Kent (with 50% on site and 50% working from home).

This role requires a flexible proactive approach, and the ability to deal with ambiguous information on multiple items, which can change frequently at short notice.

The supply planner will be key in inventory management and product lifecycle management, and the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process. The supply planner has specific responsibility for issuing supply plans to contract manufacturers, placing replenishment orders and ensuring these are expedited or delayed as necessary, with all information kept updated on SAP and communicated to key stakeholders throughout the business. 

Key duties include:

·       Supply planning, including monthly forecast update into SAP

·       Communication with internal and external stakeholders

·       Replenishment orders and supply schedules for bought in items

·       Preparing information and presentations for monthly S&OP meeting.

·       Working to achieve inventory targets for your allocated brands.

·       Compilation of quarterly financial provisions for your allocated brands for in-house and copacked items.

·       Weekly and monthly reports of inventory data and general operations reports to local and US management.

·       KPI reporting.

·       Enforcement of the S&OP process.

·       Cross working within team worldwide.

The ideal candidate will have experience of a similar Supply Planning role within multi-national organisation in a comparable industry including FMCG, Food, Drink or other Consumer Goods. In addition, they will:

·       Be proficient in SAP with a level of knowledge and expertise of MRP list management in SAP

·       Be Experienced in placing purchase orders on SAP and following up with suppliers

·       Be highly numerate with excellent organisation skills & proven attention to detail

·       Have excellent communication skills, both written and spoken English. 

·       Have experience at dealing effectively with people at all levels of an organisation

·       Have experience in a commercial or supply planning role

·       Have high level of computer literacy – spreadsheets, databases, presentations

In return we offer a competitive package, including 24 days annual leave, a pension matched up to 9%, discretionary annual bonus, life assurance cover and membership of a health cash plan.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

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With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation for accessibility to the online application system, the interview process, completing any pre-employment testing, or any other portion of application process, as a result of impairment from a medical or mental health condition, they may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to     

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