Supply Chain Planner (Pharmaceuticals)

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 33000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Category
    Medical & Health - Medical & Health
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference

Supply Chain Planner (Pharmaceutical Industry)
Salary: £33-35k Salary
Mon - Fri 9am - 5.30pm
Based - Richmond, Surrey TW9

GMP,GDP required

Immediate start

We are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Planner position for one of our clients based in Richmond, The successful candidate will need to have had experience within a similar role and have high a high knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Experience within the Pharmaceutical industry essential


To monitor and manage supply chain inventories and ensure supply chain planning is performed in a timely and accurate manner in order to maintain supply and minimise overstock/short dated stock issues, working in conjunction with suppliers and logistics providers to ensure that they maintain the highest level of service to customers in all markets.


  • Monthly update of the Master Production schedule for allocated products, for opening stocks, forecasts and outstanding orders with placement of purchase order requirements in line with contractual time lines.

  • Create vendor schedule and send to suppliers with progress checking on overdue deliveries.

  • Ensures new products are set up in systems and order placement delivery dates meet launch requirements

  • Resolve day to day issues with 3rd Party Logistics providers, escalating to Supply Chain Manager where necessary

  • Organise transportation for product collection from supply partners (where applicable), and scheduled delivery to 3PL's.

  • Obtain relevant certification for incoming deliveries and send to 3PL's QC dept.

  • Receive delivery Information from 3PL provider and update stock systems and purchase order records.

  • Receive temperature transport data and refer deviations to Quality Assurance.

  • Liaise with 3PL and analytical laboratory for product sample.

Experience and Knowledge Required

  • A levels or equivalent business experience

  • Experience of supply chain and stock management.

  • Analytical with good attention to detail.

  • Understanding of inter-personal relationships and good communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritise work.

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Please apply with your CV to: James Wolland