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Supply & Forecast Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£30,000 to £32,000 per annum
LocationsAvon, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesDemand Planning Jobs
Date Posted29 August 2017

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As the business grows and the high levels of demand continue to grow, this role will be tasked with maintaining and improving product availability across whole of the UK business.

You will be responsible for calculating required stock levels of all product ranges in all UK plants and warehouses, calculating and incorporating optimal manufacturing programmes, supply plans and distribution strategies.

Client Details

Our Client is a market leading provider of building materials, due to the high quality of products they have quickly become the industry preferred supplier.


Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

  • Maintain strategic stock levels within the UK by determining distribution strategies, manufacturing downtime and imported stock mix, volume and destinations

  • Determine and manage the intra-company transfer plans to support strategic stock management and ensure stock availability at all locations.

  • Incorporate 'exceptional demand' requirements into daily planning processes, communicating as required to ensure appropriate actions are taken to achieve business OTIF targets.

  • Utilise Demand Planning functionality within the business ERP and Planning systems to create monthly production plans from the high-level sales forecast delivered through the S&OP process.

  • Utilise historical sales information to calculate safety stock levels for all materials in all plants and warehouses whilst operating within the constraints of cost and available storage space.


The successful candidate will possess;
  • A demonstrable track record in a similar role
  • Fantastic communication skills both Written and Verbal
  • Sound understanding of planning within a manufacturing business
  • Ability to work well independently or part of a team
  • Excellent stake holder management
  • Creative approach to problem solving

Job Offer

Up to 32k DOE + Benefits

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