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Inventory Planner


Corby, GB, NN17 5JF

Brand:  RS Components
Function:  Supply Chain

12 Month Fixed Term Contract. This is a hybrid role, with one day per week in our office in Corby, whilst the remainder can be worked remotely.


As an Inventory Planner, you will be tasked with managing the supply plan in line with inventory strategies and supporting inventory control in mitigating excess inventory, in line with policies.


Working with the Senior Inventory Planner and Inventory Control Manager, you will be a part of an organization that promotes personal development, growth and career progression and will provide you with the tools and training you need to excel in the industry.


What You Will Do


Within this position you will be managing the purchase order book to ensure it meets demand forecast including expediting and rescheduling, resolving queries regarding product deliveries. You will also work closely with the operations team and support the buying teams in improving or maintaining vendor performance and identifying cost reductions.


What You Will Bring To the Role


  • Good understanding of inventory management principles and practices  
  • Ability to interpret data and reports and provide clear analytics / recommendations  
  • Ability to work with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to operate within a global organisation and to demonstrate cultural awareness 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages including Excel
  • Experience using SAP software would be a big bonus (although training can be provided)



The Good Stuff


Innovators and pioneers. Rebels and creators. A global organization of optimists and specialists with big ambitions for the future. You can take control of your future here at RS. We offer all the benefits you’d expect to receive in a progressive global business. 


We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone.


Grow in our learning and inclusive culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here. 
Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


We are RS


We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where our people get to bring their true self work every day and thrive. We recognise that a diverse and representative workforce is critical to our success, and our aim is to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.


We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.  We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work and be given the opportunities to succeed. If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can bring your true self, please let us know.


We recognise that we’re not perfect when it comes to being a truly diverse organisation yet. However, we are passionate about diversity and are proactively working to build an organisation where everyone can see themselves succeed here. Increasingly powered by digital technology, we’re our customers’ one-stop-shop for electronic products and industrial components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937 and we’ve kept transforming for over 80 years. Today, we’re using digital globally to revolutionise the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.


We’re proud of what we’ve done, but we’re not sitting back. We’re always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster and easier. We’re transforming markets and the impact of technology. We’ve widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.


We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us


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