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Junior Supply & Demand Planner

My client is one the UK's leading manufacturers in the beauty and cosmetics sector. Their brands are globally recognised and have continued to exceed their customer's expectations for over 100 years. This is a newly created role for a dynamic and engaging junior supply & demand planner to join the ever expanding team.

Description

This newly created supply & demand planner role will supporting the growth of the eCommerce business, this role specifically focuses on demand and supply planning for Ecom promotions. Working closely with the wider Supply Chain and Digital teams, this role will optimise inventory investment, advise on production requirements, and pro-actively communicate business intelligence in order to achieve relevant customer service goals. Responsibilities include but not limited too;

  • Regularly review and manage the inventory level and product availability of Ecom promotional or exclusive products
  • In collaboration with the Demand and Supply Planner, regular analysis of demand forecast accuracy and sales strength for promotional lines
  • Work closely with the Digital team for all the Ecom planning for Launches and Promotion and communicate efficiently to the Demand planning team
  • Responsible for advising on the adjustment of the replenishment plan by defining priorities and necessary action, both in case of shortage and over stocks
  • Identify future customer service risk and work with cross-functional teams to quantify and reduce impact to the customer. Play a key role with the Customer Services Manager in cases of fair share.

Profile

This Junior Supply & Demand Planner will report into the Supply Chain Manager and bring great enthusiasm to the growing supply chain team. Skills & Qualifications include;

  • Minimum of 1-2 years' in the industry or similar setting with end to end supply chain understanding
  • APICS or other forecasting certification preferred.
  • Proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts.
  • Knowledge of SAP/APO/M3/DMP/JDE, Manugistics or Oracle Demand Planning or other software packages including Microsoft Office and Advanced Excel.
  • Proven capability to analyse and synthesise data.
  • Strong negotiation, decision making and presentation skills.
  • Highly organised with strong time-management and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact in a cross functional environment with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process.

Job Offer

On offer is;

  • £28,000 - £30,000
  • Global FMCG business
  • World recognised brands
  • Great team culture

Advertiser
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Reference
14039848/001
Job Category
Job Type
Industry Sector
Town/City
Harlow
Salary and benefits
additional benefits
Salary
£28000 to £30000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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