A well established FMCG company, based in Northamptonshire, are now looking to add a demand planner to their team.
Reporting into the Head of Supply Chain, you will be responsible for planning inventory to maintain target stock cover. You will also drive a market based forecast to drive the business planning to ensure delivery of sales plans, customer services cost and inventory.
Working closely with internal and external stakeholders you will proactively communicate with Sales, Product Management and Finance teams on significant changes in forecasted demand, potential stock shortages and excess stock to ensure corrective action is taken to maintain business performance.
To be considered you will have at least 3 years experience within Supply Chain Planning roles, ideally have previous experience within fast moving consumer goods industries, have a good understanding of planning techniques and processes and have excellent numerical skills, particularly in Excel.
As well as this being an analytical role, targeted at providing an accurate forecast, you will liaise commercially directly with the customer (in most cases face to face) to collaborate and share key data designed to support the overall Demand process.
If you can demonstrate the above, the salary will be in the region of £28,000 - £32,000
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