Supply Planning Assistant - Packaging

London, United Kingdom
28 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


The Supply Planning Assistant role within Supply Chain Packaging supports the team in core responsibilities across packaging planning & reporting. This role will leverage data available centrally as well as coordinate with our regional and divisional partners to drive analysis which supports key business objectives & decisions.


  • Provide administrative support to SC Packaging team planners
  • Support the monthly replenishment production cycle with key packaging vendors
  • Track and measure key performance indicators on packaging production vendors
  • Actively monitor on-time delivery performance
  • Supervise suppliers' compliance to agreed production / delivery plans
  • Maintain monthly reporting suite for packaging planning
  • Reconcile safety stock (raw materials and finished goods) on monthly basis
  • Manage discontinued inventory
  • Support day-to-day packaging related matters with appropriate business partners
  • Key packaging contact for Burberry regional teams
  • Adhoc administrative activities which will support Packaging projects, programmes and initiatives throughout the business
  • Actively seek for opportunities to drive continuous improvement in the supply chain #L1-CA1


  • Good understanding of Supply Chain & Retail operations desired
  • Excellent / advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Highly analytical, organised, and detail oriented
  • Driven and Ambitious, with ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Fast study / quick learner
  • Problem solver, with an ability to drive results despite ambiguity and obstacles
  • Flexible, willing, and able to manage multiple and potentially competing priorities
  • Ability to provide both quantitative and qualitative analysis of data
  • A team player with the ability to develop strong relationships with peers and cross-functional teams
  • Experience with SAP / Business Objects would be advantageous


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SC CENTRAL OPERATIONS || CUSTOMER FULFILMENT || n/a ||