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Supply Chain Planner

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

About the role

Are you looking to take your next step in Supply Chain? Do you have drive and ambition and aspire to work in a dynamic, commercial business? Are you organised, able to work to deadlines and thrive on handling challenging situations? If so, this role could be perfect for you!

We are looking for a Supply Chain Planner to join our Head Office in Wellingborough to support our Branches and Category Teams on a 6month Fixed Term Contract.

You will liaise with all internal and external parties to ensure that the supply of product is planned and executed without negative impact to customers and suppliers.

Everyday is different where you will be faced with new challenges, you and the team will use your initiative to make key decisions but you will get the immense satisfaction of seeing the results of your endeavours.

Your key targets will be stock availability, service to our customers and working to agreed stock budgets

Role Responsibility

A portfolio of suppliers managing the flow of stock from the supplier base to the end customer.

Forecasting and order accuracy to ensure that the stock inbound is within the set budget

Ensuring that the business has the right amount of stock at the right time from the supplier, through the distribution network to branches and then ultimately the end customer

Working closely with the supplier, sharing with them planned promotional activity and forecasts

Managing stock levels across the various Distribution Centres and escalating as required

Re-apportioning stock to branches based on their forecast and agreed stock cover

Ensuring the release and flow of stock is within agreed timescales


You will need

At least 1-2 years experience in a similar role or within stock management 

You will need to be great with numbers, sharp with data and have the ability to multi-task.

An intermediate knowledge of Excel spreadsheets is necessary.

You will need to be a good communicator, and be able to build strong working relationships with external and external teams including third party suppliers.

You will be prepared to work at pace, and most of all not be afraid to get stuck in.

Whats in it for you

At Booker Group we offer excellent benefits that help make our business a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to;

A great holiday package

Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Save As You Earn Scheme

Give As You Earn Scheme

Free eye tests and subsidised eye care

A commitment to your career development

Discounted shopping in both Tesco and Booker stores

Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile and Tesco Bank

Deals & Discounts through many other external businesses

Free on-site parking

About us

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Chef Direct.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*


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