Demand Planner – Food Manufacturing

Location
North London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
08 May 2018
Closes
24 May 2018
Ref
CE-LR004668FMJ
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Demand Planner – Food Manufacturing

Location: North London

Competitive Salary 

Due to an internal promotion, this large manufacturer of ambient products are seeking a Demand Planner to join the Planning Team. The business are part of a bigger group, supplying both branded and own label products into retailers across the UK.


In this role as a Demand Planner your primary objective is to build accurate and robust collaborative demand plans working closely with Sales, Marketing and Supply/Production planning teams, as part of the broader business planning process.

Experience in a similar role within demand or supply chain planning is required, however full training will be given. You will ideally have worked in the food or drinks sector, in a planning or supply chain team.

The role will include the creation of high quality Demand plans, the delivery of planned periodic Sales forecast meetings and ongoing interaction with the Sales and Marketing team aimed at continuous improvement. You will also be reporting and presenting updated Demand plans to achieve the best signal for Supply chain and improved forecasting accuracy.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Degree qualified – beneficial
  • Previously worked in the food or drinks sector
  • Ability to build winning relationships
  • Pro-active & comfortable to challenge your peers
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Intermediate to advanced level on Excel

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