Demand Manager

Location
East Midlands
Salary
£50000 Per Annum Competitive plus excellent package
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Oct 2017
Ref
375498
Contact
Robin Morle
Function
Purchasing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Company:

Our client is one of the UK's largest food manufacturing groups with annual revenues in excess of £2 billion. They're a fast paced high growth organisation that can offer significant opportunity for progression.

Role:

Through the continued develop of a key customer relationship, our client are now looking to build their demand planning capability and are therefore seeking a Demand Manager to head the function. Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, the Demand Manager will lead and develop the demand management process, focusing on one major customer.

Key Responsibility:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the demand management team to ensure they are developed and delivering to their potential
  • Work collaboratively with the major customer to build and maintain accurate forecasts to deliver improvements in availability and a reduction in waste
  • Lead and develop the Sales and Operations Planning Process (S&OP) to ensure accuracy and quality of operational and strategic decision making
  • Drive continuous improvement in development of all forecasting systems and processes
  • Develop our capability in the use of business intelligence and drive improvements in analysis to support decision making and profit improvement.

Requirements:

Applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Ideally degree educated
  • Demonstrable track record of working in a sales ordering, processing and distribution planning in an FMCG or short shelf life environment
  • Proven track record of working with a range of UK Retailers
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, growth industry or business
  • Prior experience of leading and developing a team


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