Supply Chain Planner Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Supply Chain Planner Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Supply Chain Planner role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Supply Chain Planner job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 54% of Supply Chain Planner job descriptions contained purchasing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

purchasing
54%
supply chain
54%
inventory management
31%
buying
31%
procurement
31%
fulfilment
24%
mrp
24%
planning
24%
planning management
24%
six sigma
24%
buyer
24%
supply chain management
24%
warehouse
24%
distribution
24%
forecast
24%
category
16%
forecasting
16%
erp
16%
metal
8%
buyer/planner
8%
medical device
8%
procurement manager
8%
logistics
8%
procurement officer
8%
operations
8%
product
8%
steel
8%
procurement professional
8%
demand planning
8%
negotiations
8%
stock control
8%
purchase
8%
merchandising
8%
stock management
8%
purchaser
8%
supply chain planning
8%
suppliers
8%
engineering
8%
supplier sourcing
8%
sourcing
8%
numerical ability
8%
machining
8%
supplier negotiation
8%
manufacturing
8%
supply management
8%
material planning
8%
sap
8%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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