Reference : 568145

Planning Analyst

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 05/14/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Planning Analyst opportunity based in East Leake, Leicestershire.  


How will you support us?


This is a great opportunity for someone who would like a career in supply chain. In this role you will receive first hand, broad and in-depth knowledge of our company production processes and products. You will be working with a small dedicated team managing and monitoring the company production plans to ensure the right stock is in the right place at the right time. We are looking for someone with a flair for planning, an eye for numbers and attention to detail. Someone who can think outside of the box, is good at problem solving and someone who does not give in too easily.


We are the UK’s leading supplier of plaster, plasterboard and associated products used in the construction of high quality interior partitions. With several mines and factories across the UK, the Supply Chain team are responsible for organising the network to ensure a next day availability and delivery at the highest levels of efficiency.


In the role as Planning Analyst, you will:


  • Compile and distribute daily scorecard information
  • Facilitate supply chain meetings
  • Record and issue notes for these meetings
  • Provide cover where / when required for key roles and activities
  • Update supply chain plans daily
  • Monitor and record plan adherence
  • Work with and manage key stake holders to unsure they are kept abreast of latest developments


What kind of person are we looking for?


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?


In order to be successful in this role, you must have;


For the role of Planning Analyst, we are looking for someone who is a self-motivated self-starter who likes to thinks ahead. Someone who enjoy working with numbers, spreadsheet and systems (ideally SAP). You must have strong networking skills, attention to detail and diligence to check both own work and information received. You will be required to be open minded, approachable, and have a can do attitude.


Who are Saint-Gobain?


Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.


You are applying to work with British Gypsum this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.


Our Ambition as a business?


At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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