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Demand Planner

Reference13836035001_577259
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
SalaryNegotiable
Town/CityBristol
LocationsAvon, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesDemand Planning Jobs
Date Posted01 August 2017

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My client has an exciting opportunity for anyone currently in a pure Demand Planning or Forecast Management role in a Consumer Driven organisation. This is a chance to join a truly progressive organisation with a highly talented team and an excellent working culture in addition to a competitive salary and benefits.

Client Details

My client is a market leader and still growing, they offer a progressive route to any talented and driven individual as well as maintaining an excellent working culture.

Description

  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Coordinate cross-functional discussion to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions.
  • Interact with sales, marketing, and customer replenishment to understand demand forecast drivers.
  • Utilise a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.
  • Provide input to the Supply Planning organisation in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs.
  • Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning





Profile

The sucessful candidate (AS A MINIMUM) will already be working within a Demand Planning role or will have finished a position recently. They will be up to date with current supply chain trends in process improvement and techniques. They will be incredibly systems literate (ERP/MRP + Forecasting Module) and posess excellent excel skills.

Requirement in detail:



Essential: - Previously worked in a demand planning function in FMCG. Preferably in a dynamic, growth environment.



Education/Training:



Preferred: - Degree level



Licenses/Certificates:



Preferred - APICS or another forecasting Certification



Other:



Demonstrated proficiency in forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts. Knowledge of forecasting / demand planning systems / software and statistical models.



Skilled other software packages including Windows, and Microsoft Office. This position requires strong analytical, organisational, decision making, and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact / influence all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecasting process. Good facilitation skills are required.



The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a positive "Can do" attitude, a continuous improvement mind-set, collaboration, teamwork, accountability, the ability to influence and ownership.



Job Offer

£30000 - £35000 + Benefits + Flextime

As well as a Competitive Salary and Benefits package my client offers a chance to join a highly skilled team from the top down. This organisation has some of the most talented and respected Supply Chain Professionals in the South West at every level. The opportunity to learn and progress in this role is endless.

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