Demand Planner

Blue Spark
South East England
31 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within a reputable food business supplying premium branded and own label products to the major UK retailers. They are now seeking an ambitious Demand Planner who can help streamline the company’s Supply Chain Management through providing key data and analysis.

The Role

Reporting to the Demand Planning Manager, you will be tasked with creating and maintaining demand forecasts for a defined customer base within a complex product sector.  You will work on a variety of data and management information systems, using customer data to optimise Demand Forecast Accuracy.  This will include monitoring the performance of new lines, promotions and range changes to ensure accurate forecasting as well as proactively forecast demand for seasonal changes and events.  Responsibilities will also include monitoring daily sales to ensure supply and keep your customers happy.

The Person

We are looking for a proactive and tenacious Demand Planner who has experience of working in a Purchasing or Supply Chain capacity ideally within the Food industry. Ideally educated to degree level, you must have a strong analytical mindset coupled with excellent commercial acumen.  Must have exceptional communication and reporting skills in order to effectively liaise with internal stakeholders and external clients.  Knowledge of ERP, MRP or DRP systems would be desirable as well as experience of ‘Furturemaster’ planning system. Confidence in using spreadsheet and database software is essential along with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

If you are ready to take on the responsibility and join a supportive food business then apply or call us on 0345 2600 737 for more information.

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