Search Technical and Engineering recruit for a range of planning jobs throughout the UK. You may apply to become a Supply Chain Planner, where you have the responsibility for the efficient planning and scheduling of operations and purchasing of materials.
Planning jobs typically involve work in a variety of fields, such as retail, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and distribution.
Some of your planning role responsibilities may include:
- Maintaining high-quality forecasts for use in the purchasing of items and components
- Obtaining, analysing and interpreting supply chain relevant data.
- Using analysis results to improve supply chain processes, performance and to reduce costs.
Planning Jobs – the skills and experience you need
Planning jobs require meticulous organisation skills, along with the ability to confidently lead teams and drive resolution.
Most in this profession are expected to demonstrate a good forecasting ability, as well as knowledge about the entire logistics process.
In order to excel in planning jobs, a degree in supply chain management, logistics, operations or a related field is necessary. Previous experience within the supply chain sector is desirable and will allow you to be ahead of others.
If you have the skills needed for planning jobs then see how to apply below.
Find your next Planning job with Search Technical & Engineering
If you’re looking for your next job as a Supply Chain Planner, we can help! Whether you’re looking for a permanent or contract job, we can help you find an opportunity that meets your needs.
Search is recruiting for planning jobs nationwide, from a number of locations including Edinburgh, Dundee, Leeds, Dunfermline, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool and Brighton. Contact us to find out how we can help your career. If you haven’t done so already, have a browse through our current planning jobs and apply today.
Manchester is a city in the North West England, with an estimated population of 545,500 as of 2017. Known as the ‘uncrowned capital of the north’, Manchester is rich in history, music, art and culture, but also boasts a thriving manufacturing, professional services, media and retail scene.
Manchester hosts some of the biggest names in retail, including Debenhams, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer’s, as well as leading call centres such as Tele Performance, with a high demand for Customer Service Advisors and Customer Service Representatives.