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Category Planning Assistant

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    Niall Gilligan

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    26 days ago

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    Niall Gilligan

Category Planning Assistant

North Warwickshire

Permanent, Full time

£33,000 - £38,000pa (DOE)

Are you a supply chain professional looking to work for an ever-expanding employer which will offer unrivalled personal progression? If so, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you. My client is looking to take on a Category Planning Assistant/Coordinator on a full time and permanent basis to help deliver a high quality and cost-efficient inbound supply chain both through operational and project management.

The available role will be looking in o continuous improvement within your role to simplify processes and maximise efficiency

Role responsibilities:

  • Management and control of the inbound supply chain working with Buying, Supplier, Logistics and Regional Distribution Centre's to deliver to agreed timeframes and KPIs.
  • Working collaboratively with suppliers to improve their supply chain efficiencies including planning of production and distribution into the Regional Distribution Centres.
  • Management of supplier KPI adherence.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of sales forecast data being delivered to the supply base.
  • Maintaining supplier availability throughout the year with particular focus on Christmas and other key events.
  • Internal and external stakeholder engagement and management of all levels of business.
  • Continuous improvement within role, simplifying processes and operations to maximise efficiencies.
  • Support the delivery of the department strategy as required.
  • Assist Buying by monitoring Supplier performance through inbound stock management and reporting.


  • Starting salary from £33,035 rising to £38,580.
  • 5-day/40-hour week, working Monday- Friday, with the opportunity for remote working 2 days per week.
  • Holidays - 25 Days plus Bank Holiday
  • Access to a free, 24/7, confidential virtual GP service for all Colleagues and their children (under the age of 16)
  • Pension Scheme
  • In-Office flexi time
  • Company sick pay scheme.
  • Company maternity, paternity and adoption leave pay after 2 years.
  • Long service rewards.
  • Perks - Bike to work scheme, discounted gym membership, shopping and travel discounts & many more.

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