What's the role?
As the Supply Planner you will manage the flow of materials within GB and Ireland into the Van Stock network, ensuring that there is an optimisation of stock and service level at all locations in line with company objectives.
Who is Hilti?
Unless you work in construction, you probably haven't heard of us. We're a hidden gem.
We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the professional construction sector. Our customers are loyal and enthusiastic about us. So are our people.
We regularly win Great Place to Work awards globally and have been on the Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list in the UK for the past 13 years – we are proud to have been voted #35 in 2019.
Hilti offers the best of both worlds – friendly teams locally and roles across the UK combined with the opportunities only a company of 30,000 people spread across 120 countries can bring.
What does the role involve?
As the Supply Planner for Van Stock and Events, you will partner with Sales, Marketing and Finance to maintain efficient stock levels within the Van demo stock locations which steers the Supply Chain, taking into consideration different plans and scenarios to achieve targeted sales and delivery performance. You will plan, review and release Inventory into the Van demo stock to ensure the appropriate product portfolio is held at optimum levels with pro-active management of system / planning alerts.
You will coordinate between Materials Management and Sales and Product Management ensuring all events and phase-in / phase-out items are planned effectively and the new product launch process is fully understood and executed on time, managing all internal stock shortages ensuring that appropriate action is taken to resolve with minimum cost and maximum attention to customer service.
What do we offer?
We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a competitive reward package that reflects this. Some of the benefits we offer include:
*Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
*Competitive salary and above-average performance bonus
*6% employer pension contributions
*Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
*33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually
*Paid leave to work on charitable projects
*Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback
*Flexible working arrangements after 6 months' service (e.g. work from home options, compressed hours)
Why should you apply?
We have an excellent mix of people. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.
What you need is:
- Technical or Business University degree
- Experience with Microsoft excel fundamental functions (formula)
- SAP system experience preferred
- Logical thinker with a good attention to detail and high level of commitment
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills
- Materials Management experience an advantage but not essential
- Fluent in English
- Second language an advantage but not essential (In particular Swedish, Danish or Finnish)
- Flexibility to travel within the Northern Europe region when required
- Long-term interest in pursuing an international career
“You get a unique opportunity to experience all different functions of the supply chain – and, for many people, to do it overseas. We really encourage our teams to challenge the way things are done. If you can make a process simpler, do it, show us.”