Supply Chain Executive - Planning

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Be a part of a revolutionary change

At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally redefining our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide.

With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly new directions.

Your role as Supply Chain Executive - Planning is pivotal in working with stakeholders to ensure smooth planning of functioning of demand and supply nexus for UK, Ireland and Channel Islands for both Conventional and Reduced Risk Products (RRP).

Your ‘Day to Day’

Your focus in this role will be to liaise with commercial stakeholders as well as finance in order to create an unconstrained supply chain forecast. You will work with an upstream supply chain and manufacturing counterparts to translate unconstrained forecasts into production and ensuring excellent service levels at market are maintained and any risks are communicated in a timely fashion.

You'll develop strong, collaborative relationships, work closely with various teams around performance, prepare information for quarterly business meetings and lead operational weekly calls.

Responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Managing risk of product waste (LOGD) and working with the business to manage live risks and reduce financial exposure as far as possible
  • Acting as market level expert on portfolio, ensuring in depth knowledge into portfolio and process remains the key input into key decisions and projects
  • Ensure smooth function of inbounds logistics flows, coordinating with manufacturing, logistics and domestic warehouse to maintain frictionless inbounding of manufactured goods
  • Work closely with finance teams to manage budgets, working capital estimations and Month/Quarter end activities
  • Effective use of systems in preparation of sales forecasts, managing shipments and inventory forecasting
  • Reporting on performance & KPI’s, supporting financial analysis and highlighting/quantifying key risks for management decision making

Who we’re looking for

  • We’re looking for someone with 3-5 years’ experience in planning activities ideally in an FMCG environment and understands the impact of operational, commercial and financial.
  • Strong data analysis and reporting skills
  • Experience of working closely with a wide range of departments including but not limited to finance, marketing and other supply chain functions
  • Experience in working with ERP software such as SAP, Oracle
  • Advanced level of skill in Excel is desirable
  • Strong record in building relationships and trust cross functionally
  • Attention to detail with an analytical approach

What we offer

We have the resources and the people power to succeed. Our culture is creative, collaborative, flexible and dynamic, with a refreshing lack of hierarchy. If you’re adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity, you’ll find so much freedom here to shape your future.

Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can:
  • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore.
  • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
  • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.