Supply Chain Planner (Fixed Term Contract)

Job ID: 1791
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Pentland Brands is seeking a dynamic and experienced Supply Chain Planner to join our Global Sourcing Planning team in Nottingham. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to a global organisation known for its innovative approach and commitment to excellence. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in coordinating sourcing activities, ensuring seamless supply chain operations, and driving continuous improvement initiatives.


The role you’d play:


  • Coordinating capacity and material bookings with vendors.
  • Managing the monthly buying cycle.
  • Formulating global buy plans and effectively communicating with regional merchandising teams.
  • Handling direct delivery and distribution center purchase orders within our SAP & Nexus systems.
  • Monitoring production plans with our global vendor base to ensure adherence to business requirements and timelines.
  • Building strong vendor relationships.
  • Supporting the onboarding process for new vendors and providing guidance on Pentland processes and expectations.
  • Generating key performance indicator (KPI) reports.
  • Coordinating with relevant teams to monitor critical path activities and address potential delays proactively.
  • Identifying and managing non-conformances against agreed processes, implementing corrective actions as necessary.


What you’d bring:


  • Proven experience in sourcing, procurement, or supply chain planning.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain principles, processes, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in SAP / other relevant supply chain management systems.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data, generate insights, and drive informed decision-making.
  • Proactive attitude with a focus on problem-solving and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.


What you’ll get in return:


  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Hybrid / smart working
  • Brand and retail perks
  • Financial perks
  • Travel perks
  • Time out perks
  • Wellbeing commitment


Who we are


We are Pentland Brands, a global business touching the lives of millions through some of the world’s most-loved active and footwear brands. We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, Ellesse, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead.


We have a rich and remarkable history, of family, of ambition and of innovation, of leading from the front with a legacy of outstanding brands and equally outstanding people. Of pioneering brands that make life better. Brands that create an emotional connection with our consumers and help keep people on the move. Brands that do good, that form part of a positive business that takes action for people and planet.


We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop because we know this is an exceptional place to build brands and build your career. We want you to come to work every day excited about what we can achieve when we have a clear and single-minded focus on being consumer-centric and relentlessly focused on improving our performance.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.


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