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SmithCarey Recruitment
Competitive salary, bonus & benefits
Closing date
16 Jul 2021

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Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Competitive salary, bonus & benefits

The Company

Our client is a highly successful division of a major FMCG company operating across a number of diverse categories. The company hold the number 1 brand position in each of their 3 respective categories worth a combined £170m+ of retail sales! Still proudly privately owned and entrepreneurial, our client has some really exciting future growth plans for both existing and new brands, supported by targeted marketing investment. They now wish to appoint an experienced and influential Demand Planner to join their inclusive team. 

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Planning, you will be responsible for the accuracy of the demand plan, ensuring future demand forecast is created and any supply constraints are understood. You will create, mantain and alter forecast models for your customers and brands to create a 24-month demand plan.

Working closely with sales, marketing, finance, supply and operations, you will display trust and integrity, building robust relationships to ensure business KPIs are achieved. The position is Gloucestershire based, however there will be flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week, post lockdown.

About You

Of graduate calibre, you will have gained experience in a Demand Planner role, preferably within an FMCG company.

Excellent communication skills are essential and you must be confident liaising across departments, both internal and external to the company. You must possess good analytical and numerical skills along with strong team working skills. An advanced level of competency in Microsoft Excel is essential. You will need to demonstrate that you have worked with an IBP cycle. A working knowledge of demand planning software tools would also be advantageous.

If you think you’ve got what it takes and are keen to develop a career with a leading branded drinks company then please apply online, or email your CV to Maria Murphy at, quoting reference number MM/2210.

Closing Date for applications:  16th July 2021                                 


As specialists in Sales & Marketing Recruitment and Training, SmithCarey Ltd have extensive knowledge and experience of the FMCG market and all trade channels from the recruitment and corporate perspective, which together with face-to-face contact ensures that we understand both our clients and candidates needs. We are fully committed to building long-term client and candidate relationships based on trust and results, which ensures candidates can effectively manage their ‘career road map’ and get the right job, not just any job, as well as ensuring our clients select the best talent.

We are passionate and committed to helping ambitious, commercial talent achieve their potential in some of food and drink’s most progressive and respected companies.

Find Us
01488 649 360
SmithCarey Limited
PO Box 735
PE29 9PH
United Kingdom
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