Inventory Planner

Inventory Planner

Job Description

Job ID: 20631
Job Function: Inventory Management
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 8 Nov 2022

Job Overview


TVS are operating as part of Team Leidos, a team of defence and logistics specialists, supporting a major transformation contract providing an end to end supply chain service delivering commodity and inventory savings to the UK Ministry of Defence.


This role will be working to provide and deliver a consistent and reliable Inventory Plan and an effective Equipment Management plan for the Team Leidos Community, working for TVS at the Team Leidos offices at Emersons Green in Bristol as part of a vibrant and dynamic team, committed to transforming the way the MOD is supported.


Please note we work on a hybrid model of three/four days working from home and one/two days in our offices in Emersons Green, Bristol each week. Therefore, you must be located within reasonable commuting distance to Bristol.

Job Responsibilities

  • Administer system generated Demand Forecast exceptions in line with business priorities meeting performance KPIs
  • Analysing data outputs from TVS ERP systems (called Msys) in order to refine inventory configuration
  • Interface with Commodity and Category teams:
    • To derive and set stocking policy and initial inventory level for new product introductions for a specified range.
    • Calculate and administer ‘All time Buys’.
  • Participate in process improvement projects under the direction of their Senior Inventory Planner team leader.
  • Lead Planner for controlled Stock (WR, EM, etc.) – creation, maintenance and issue
  • Lead Planner for Price List Management (entitlement) – creation & maintenance
  • Future events analysis – develop recommendations to optimise supply chain in support of planned events
  • Support change requests reviews and costing activity
  • Business Process Owner for BAR process
  • Business Process Owner for stock review and disposal process
  • Business Process Owner for Disposals

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demand Planning using system and forecast of activity data.
  • Ability to work at pace in a change environment
  • Capacity & willing to learn
  • Good communication skills


In return for your hard work we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.


Your package will include:


  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday buy-back scheme (5 days)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative, and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.


The successful candidate will be required go through a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance.


If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer

Job Location

Bristol Hybrid

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