Temporary Demand Planner

The Demand planner role is available on a temporary basis based in reading for a Global Leading FMCG business.

Client Details

My client is a Global Leading FMCG Business based in Reading looking for a demand planner to join them on a temporary business.


The key resposibilites for the Temporary Demand Planner role based in Reading are as follows:
  • Participates in demand review process.
  • Performs analysis in support of demand management.
  • Tracks changes to orders with supply planning, manufacturing, warehouse, and commercial business partners.
  • Operates forecasting software and supporting systems as directed.
  • Enters and updates data in the system to support forecast process.
  • Collects data on performance metrics (MAPE LAG3, LAG1 & BIAS) in support of monthly S&OP process.
  • Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process
  • Assists in implementation of forecast improvements.
  • Manages data integrity processes and follows current compliance regulations and standards.
  • Document local standard operating procedures for demand planning process.
  • Liaise with Sales, Marketing, Finance & Global planning to balance supply & demand for the EMEA Region.
  • Facilitate forecast discussions and updates with Supply Chain business partners and internal cross-functional business partners (marketing, sales, finance, regulatory) to clarify demand requirements and drive improvements in forecast accuracy.


The Successful candiate for the Temporary Demand planner role based in Reading:
  • A self-starting, innovative individual who can also work as part of a team
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills, including the ability to analyse current inventory, planned production, and receipts to determine solutions for projected material shortages in the short-term horizon.
  • Communication skills are required in the role to provide direction setting and maintain effective relationships.
  • Ability to perform under condensed time pressure and urgency on a daily-basis.
  • Comfortable with handling constantly changing and conflicting priorities.
  • Knowledge / understanding of cause and effects for the supply chain from the impacts of daily availability choices.
  • Strong aptitude for computing & technology is expected. Previous experience in SAP / other ERP applications essential.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power-point.
  • A degree and / or equivalent work-experience.

Job Offer

A chance to join a Global Leading Temporary Demand Planner on a temporary basis based in reading.
Job Category
Industry Sector
£120 to £160 Per Day
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)|Experienced (4 years +)
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