Supply Planner (9 months FTC)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Effectively manage finished goods inventory to agreed targets, ensuring a high level of availability for customers whilst controlling working capital.  Influence stakeholders to achieve targets and improve Supply Chain performance.

Main Responsibility

  • Monitor and control stock levels including the setting of targets and management of new and delisted SKU’s to minimise obsolescence 
  • Support the production of monthly reports on stock position, including Days of Stock calculations and an analysis of slow moving & obsolete stocks and ensure key PSC KPI’s are reported and improved
  • Regularly review safety stock levels for each sku to ensure a high level of availability for customers whilst keeping overall days of stock coverage for the site in line with the agreed targets.
  • Manage the Supply Chain Brand owner relationship including order and replenishment of brand owner volumes to ensure contractual requirements are met
  • Support the introduction of new products through liaison with Demand Planning, Customer Service, Commercial, Planning and NDP teams.
  • Influence key internal supply chain stakeholders and commercial stakeholders to achieve inventory targets and improve Supply Chain performance
  • Manage stock levels to an agreed number of days of forward forecast
  • Carry out daily stock reconciliation

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record of inventory/stock lifecycle management within a multi site FMCG environment and ERP systems experience.

An understanding of  supply chain processes and procedures and the ability to analyse and interpret statistical data using ERP system and reporting tools plus advanced Excel skills a must

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at

William Grant & Sons

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