Demand Planner

04 Dec 2018
01 Jan 2019
Caroline Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Role - Demand Planner
Salary - Negotiable
Location - Somerset

Planning. A necessity for a successful operation and relied on heavily by everyone in the factory. No pressure, right?

With the never ending need to get things right, you're also faced with the challenge of having to be a bit of a whizz kid when it comes to numbers, data and systems.

You will be joining an innovative, award winning and evolving business based in the lovely area of Somerset. They take a lot of pride in the company they have built and the selection of products they offer. The products produced are well loved and can be found within most homes nationwide. High quality goods, great customers and motivated team - all they need now is a skilled and experienced demand planner to help create both short and long term forecasts to ensure continued success and results consistently.

Are you their next planning extraordinaire?

The Demand Planner will:
Be responsible for updating forecast system and report on forecast accuracy.
Provide data for upcoming product launches and promotions
Build demand forecasts and support the capacity planning team.
Look for ways to improve shortages and any discrepancies.
Build strong customer facing relationships.

You will have experience in the food, drinks or packaging industry and in a relevant role such as a demand planner, supply chain planner, planner manager, or similar supply chain focussed role.
If this planning opportunity is what you have been looking to step into- do not hesitate to apply for this opportunity with this exciting food business in the area.

It will also be advantageous, but not essential, to have experience working with major UK retailers and with MRP/ERP systems. You will also need to have a confident but calm approach to tasks and bring a positive energy to the workplace.

This role will be commutable from places with Somerset such as Bridgwater, Yeovil and Taunton.

To apply for the role please click apply or alternatively contact Caroline at Zest on 0117 3252 999 or get in contact via email at

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