Supply Planner - Leeds


Leeds, GB

Do you want to boost your career in a dynamic and global FMCG company? Do you want to work with some of the UK’s best loved brands in dairy? Do you want to join a business that invests in your development?

Arla Foods are currently looking to hire a Supply Planner to join our thriving Supply Planning function working hybrid from our head office in Leeds. In this role you will report to the Supply Planning Manager, and will work on a global scale ensuring delivery on our Delivery Accuracy targets and reduce waste across the category.


Key responsibilities:

  • Based on forecasted demand, provide timely production volumes that contribute to the delivery of high customer DA whilst minimising waste of finished goods
  • Monitor demand and FC variance in the short term, review with demand Planning and adjust future plans to correct expected stock position
  • Work closely with relevant internal colleagues (i.e. Demand and collaboration, Brand, commercial account managers, Product Managers) to identify future issues / opportunities that provide the optimum customer delivery
  • Build strong relationships with DK Global Planning function and site contacts to enable effective communication and delivery of UK requirements.
  • Ensuring continuous improvement of the replenishment planning process and system and identifying and suggesting improvements in the rest of the value chain


Skills and experience

The successful candidate will have significant experience of working within an FMCG environment, ideally within a similar production/ replenishment planning role. You will have a strong understanding of the levers involved in end to end supply chains and experience of managing and delivering supply related projects.

  • Competent SAP user
  • APO experience preferable
  • Ideally, previous experience of BW and BI reporting 
  • Presentation of data – analysis and interpretation leading to possible outcomes.

The closing date for this role is 10th of August. Please apply via the link, only CVs sent in via the link will be considered - If you have any questions please reach out to Patrick Kilbride on

 Please note we are not partnered with any recruitment agencies for this role. We kindly ask that recruitment agencies do not submit speculative CVs on behalf of candidates, as these CVs will not be considered under the agency ownership and will be accepted as a gift. We encourage interested individuals to apply directly through our official channels.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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