Demand Planning Manager

West Sussex
c£45 - £50k
11 Jan 2019
11 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Organisation

A leading multisite FMCG manufacturer with ambitious growth plans for 2019 and beyond.


The Role

The Demand Planning Manager will oversee the Demand Planning function which will cover the UK and Ireland.

Collaborate with the commercial teams to develop sales forecasts for all products

Examine and challenge launch forecasts for new products to ensure adequate ordering

Deliver an 18 month forecast for the UK and Ireland

Establish accurate demand and forecasting processes to align all areas of business

Present on demand changes and forecast accuracy

Liaise and work closely with sales teams UK/Ire

This opportunity is based in West Sussex with an element of flexible working (1 -2 days from home and 3 – 4 days office based)


The Candidate

Previous experience in Demand Planning within an FMCG is a must

A broad understanding and experience of forecasting, S&OP, statistics, planning and logistics

Knowledge/experience working cross functionally with sales and marketing teams

Experience with ERP (ideally SAP R/3, APO DP/SNP, BW)


Strong communication skills

Analytic with attention to detail



About Mackenzie Jones

At Mackenzie Jones we connect people within FMCG Food and Drink businesses. We connect talented candidates with exciting Marketing opportunities. 
We manage permanent and interim assignments both in the UK and internationally. Opportunities range from £40k to £90k for permanent roles, and £250 to £1,200 a day for interim assignments. 
If you need a recruitment partner with a different outlook, one that delivers results whilst building long-term relationships, then we should talk. Or alternatively, if you are considering that next step in your Marketing career, get in touch to see how we can help you achieve your goals. 




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