Operations Planner

Location: Newport
Job Type: Temp to Perm
Salary: 13.00
Reference: OPHNH
Contact Name: Holly Nagle
Expiry Date: 2021-10-03

gap personnel (operating as an employment business) are currently looking for a Operations Support Planner to join a busy team in a well-established client based in Newport.   

We are looking for an experienced Operations Planner to support our growing Regional D2C Ecommerce team. 

Purpose & Role summary:

This position would be responsible for supporting the D2C Operations function in the execution of all daily and weekly inventory, reporting and planning tasks for relevant Regional D2C Ecommerce group, using reporting tools, data collection to feed into weekly files and documents to allow optimal inventory management and pre-order management.

The person will work with Operations Lead and Operations Planner to manage all inventory-related responsibilities that align with financial objectives, business strategies and meet the needs of the online consumer.

Pay Rate: £13.00 per hour.

Specific Responsibilities and tasks:

Overall D2C Inventory availability and shipment reconciliation

Liaise with 3PL to arrange product set up with 3PL

Arrange Purchase order set up with 3PL

Oversee Shipments to 3PL IML / D2C Allocation

Pull together information for Product Set up from various sources

Liaising with CS to manage consumer order issues

Returns analysis, sku analysis

Establish relationships with local Operations team and DC team ensuring awareness of relevant activity and timelines

Running and maintenance of regular Reporting and Audit reporting

Reworks of Assortments to Solids

Run daily / weekly reporting

Liaise with CC team to co-ordinate information required for pre-order shipment emails

Work closely with Flow planning team for stock allocation

Manage on-site inventory levels

Online platform daily transaction management

(ensure orders are flowing through, fulfill premium membership, staff discount)

  • To have a flexible and professional attitude
  • Ensure attention to detail and accuracy is always used
  • To be client, customer and business focused at all time

Desirable Qualifications    

  • BA/BSC in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related field

Experience Required         

  • Experience of either, Inventory management, Demand planning or Supply Planning within the online consumer packaged goods retail
  • An understanding of direct-to-consumer fulfilment
  • Experience in managing/collaborating with multiple internal and external teams


Knowledge and Skills Required   

  • Fluent in English, additional European language would be a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Intermediate PC/Excel skills (v-lookups, pivot tables, etc...)
  • Well-developed verbal, written and presentation skills

Behaviours / Competencies Required    

  • Excellent planning
  • Self-starter
  • Organised
  • Team player

To apply, please submit your CV or alternatively please call gap personnel on: (phone number removed).

Gap Personnel Group are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Closing date for application is the 30th September 2021.

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