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Demand Planner

Salary £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Location Maidenhead, Berkshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00044317
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

A market leading global company is looking for a Demand Planner to join their Supply Chain team based in Berkshire.

As Demand Planner your primary responsibilities will cover managing product changes, maximising forecasting accuracy on all the products within your portfolio, and driving continuous improvement.

You'll be accountable for a number of brands and will successfully plan the supply of several brands coming from both internal and external sources, ensuring customer targets are met whilst minimizing inventory.

The role:

In close co-operation with the Commercial teams, create, monitor and revise forecasts for a portfolio of brands ensuring accuracy measures are met and continuously improved.

Maximise customer service level for a portfolio of brands via effective liaison with factories and monitoring of daily forecast

Analyse trends and promotional volumes to make adjustments and recommendations where necessary

Provide ad hoc analysis and work with sales and marketing teams to ensure optimum decision making and reaction to potential issues

Collaborate with sales teams where appropriate to ensure best supply and financial forecast

Where appropriate deliver improvements in supply efficiencies

Key skills & experience:

Graduate with supply chain or production planning experience within an FMCG

Exceptional ability to manage workload and identify priority tasks to meet tight deadlines

Strong influencing / communication skills

Advanced Excel skills and ability to consolidate complex information, interpret & construct straightforward plans

Able to apply appropriate problem solving techniques to evaluate and resolve operational issues

Knowledge of supply systems such as ERP, MRP or DRP

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