Supply Planning Assistant, Packaging - 12 Month FTC

London, United Kingdom
29 Jul 2022
16 Sep 2022

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


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


• 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 ||

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