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Supply Planning Manager


Supply Chain and Logistics
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. 

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for skilled individuals to invent, design and develop market leading products for the global market. By working in our world class research, design and development (RDD) department, these professionals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people to create products which fulfil our vision of being truly different and better than our competitors.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain, the Supply Planning Manager is responsible for the supply planning, PO placement and distribution planning of Dyson products from suppliers to Dyson markets.

The Supply Planning Manager will need to co-ordinate manufacturing capacity, material supply and confirm short term plans in detail, as well as longer term planning.  Accuracy will be key.  Inventory will need to be controlled against specific KPIs and be ready to be sent to Dyson markets globally. The Supply Planning Manager  will work closely with the Demand Manager to ensure that market requirements are met. 

The main objective is to maintain supply into Markets that is realistic, achievable, and reliable. The Supply Planning Manager will need to have strong relationships with the manufacturing partners and have excellent communication skills.  The Supply Planning Manager will work closely with procurement to ensure flawless supply of packaging and relevant materials.  The Supply Planning Manager should be passionate about adding value to the business and being data driven in their approach.



  • Creation of Supply & Distribution plans both short and long term

  • Reviews with manufacturing partners to agree plans and relevant phasing in line with Dyson requirements and manufacturers capacity

  • Measure OTIF delivery from manufacturing partners

  • Run the monthly Supply Review Meeting as part of the IBP cycle

  • Partner with the Demand Manager to align on planning cycle outputs

  • Manage centrally held inventory and ensure supply commitments are met to markets

  • Manage global inventory to prevent aging and obsolescence (movements between markets where necessary)

  • Identifying process improvements and rolling out best practice

  • Stakeholder management and working with markets on inventory management

  • System housekeeping and acting as a SME for systems (SAP S4 Hanna, SAP IBP, Kinaxis)

  • Identify problems and find solutions


About you

  • Proven experience in relevant industries

  • Proven experience and passion in creating and maintaining production/scheduling plans

  • Proven experience of managing inventory both at finished goods and material level

  • Systems knowledge for SAP S4 Hana and SAP IBP

  • Strong analytics skills

  • Strong communicator across all levels of the business

  • Self-starter, independent and dynamic

  • Copes well with ambiguity and can navigate complex situations

  • Business and results oriented

  • Attention to details without losing bigger picture

  • Ability to deliver under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Assertive

  • Strong cross functional team skills

  • Critical mind-set




  • Performance related bonus 

  • Company paid Life Assurance 

  • Discounts on Dyson machines 

  • Competitive pension scheme 

  • Purchase additional holidays  


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays 

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon 

  • On-site parking 

  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch  

  • Free on-site hair salon 

  • On-site lifestyle Assist 

  • Electric vehicle scheme  


  • Private Medical insurance for all employees 

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents 

  • Digital GP and prescription service 

  • Fertility treatment support 

  • On-site gym and sports centre 

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.