New Malden, England
Vacancy Type

Role Overview

We are a global leader in the marine navigation systems industry, providing integrated technical solutions for the commercial sector.
We develop and maintain a wide product portfolio, and currently face exponential growth underpinned by an ambitious development roadmap.
Are you a strategic thinker with a passion for supply chain? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dynamic team as a Supply Planner! In this pivotal role, you will be at the heart of our supply chain operations, ensuring that our products are always in the right place at the right time.
Key Responsibilities:                                                                                              
  • Supply Planning: Manage in partnership with our manufacturers the scheduling, production and delivery or all required stock, on time and in full.
  • Supplier Performance: Monitor supplier performance and identify any performance issues to rapidly improve.
  • Supplier Collaboration: Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure timely deliveries and quality products.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify end to end opportunities to drive change through supply chain
  • KPI Management: To manage the supply chain activities to achieve success in all key performance indicators including customer and supplier OTIF, product availability, inventory health, stock write-off and data accuracy.
  • Risk Management: Deploy the strategies to mitigate supply chain risks and ensure business continuity.
  • Relationships: To collaborate with all department across the business especially warehouse operations to ensure inbound deliveries are scheduled and reverse logistics activity is managed and co-ordinated efficiently and to budget.

About You:

  • Proven experience within supply, purchasing or demand planning.
  • Experience dealing with manufacturers and working to deadlines.
  • Experience using an ERP system and MRP systems.
  • High energy, willingness to learn and the desire to get stuck in.
  • Team focused with a can-do attitude and a positive, growth mindset.
  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail & excellent communicator.
  • Enjoy a fast-paced business with a ‘start up’ mentality and approach.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop and execute a plan.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Self-motivated, persistent and with a can- do attitude.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Comfortable working with data and manipulating to explain current position and next steps
What you get in return

Sperry Marine offers you a career in an international business with the potential for exponential growth. When you join the Company, you’ll also enjoy a range of attractive employee benefits:

  • Competitive salary with annual reviews.
  • Option for a compressed working pattern (alternate Fridays off)
  • Hybrid Working Policy
  • Up to 8% contributory pension scheme.
  • Up to 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Ongoing training and development
  • A range of other benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family

About Us

With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established our self as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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