Supply Planner

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Yrkesbenämning: Inköpsplanerare
Publicerad: 2020-01-14
Sista ansökningsdag: 2020-02-13
Stad: Älmhult
The IKEA brand is one of the most successful home furnishing brands in the world. We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. Co-workers within Purchasing Development lead an exciting life! The mission is to develop business with suppliers in order to deliver IKEA Home Furnishing and Food products to our stores located around the world. The goal is to meet the price, quality and quantity expectations of our customers. In our Purchasing & Logistic Area we are working with suppliers in northern Europe and have offices in Älmhult Sweden, Kaunas Lithuania, Dortmund Germany & Moscow Russia. You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe that what you values are more important than what your CV says. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. Come see things a little differently with us. About the job In IKEA Purchasing, we are organised in categories based on the material and function of the product. A Category is a group of articles sharing same materials, production techniques, and/or supplier base. Each category is led by a Category Manager and it consists of a number of Business Development teams based around the world (being close to our suppliers) and global functional specialists (e.g., Engineering and Quality Leader). The assignment for the category is to lead Purchasing based on a common agenda created in one common business plan. To take full advantage of IKEA economies of scale and competence we develop and execute sourcing strategies and thus meet the supply markets/industries in categories. About the assignment As a Supply Planner you will be responsible for a variety of responsibilities as below: Work closely with suppler partners to secure operational capacities by ensuring high quality of capacity data from suppliers and by working continuously together with Need Planner and Supplier in a proactive manner to address any exceptions. Capture and update correct business set-up information in all relevant systems. Furthermore work with systems and reports, to proactively detect and act on possible deviations from goal. Prepare suppliers for best replenishment and delivery solutions by continuously maintaining & developing supplier delivery performance and carrier lead-times. Contribute to identifying the best logistical offer, and implement, maintain and review by having customer and total cost in mind. Actively contribute in the planning and execution of the best set-up for range changes at supplier, considering constraint periods and activities. Continuously review, analyse, follow-up and take action to improve supplier delivery performance and ensure goods are shipped on time from suppliers. Secure correct availability information from supplier to IKEA Retail in such quality that it can be for the benefit of customers. Develop and maintain suppliers’ logistic competence towards becoming responsible for their own performance through working closely with suppliers, running Supplier Development Projects and providing them relevant training & working methods. Contribute to supplier development by taking a lead from the logistic perspective and engage relevant competence in IKEA and at Supplier to assess supplier logistics capability and running supplier development projects. Work in cooperation with traders, who provide logistic services, either 3PL or full distribution services. Understand any product flow across international borders. Understand INCOTERMS and logistic parameters in agreements with suppliers and traders Ability to investigate suppliers logistical set up and understand the implications for IKEA

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