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Demand Planner

The Sterling Choice Ltd
Melton Mowbray
£35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Contract Type
Planning, Production, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Join Our Team: Supply Chain Specialist Wanted!

Demand Planner

Melton Mowbray

Circa 40k + Benefits

Are you passionate about optimising operational forecasts to ensure the smooth functioning of a bakery? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where you can make a real impact? If so, we want you to be part of our team!

As a Supply Chain Specialist, you'll be at the forefront of ensuring seamless coordination between all internal and external stakeholders to guarantee the best operational forecasts possible.

Say goodbye to mundane routines and hello to a role where you'll be creating, publishing, and owning key performance indicators (KPIs), documentation, and training materials. You'll be the go-to expert, serving as a central knowledge hub for key stakeholders.


Here's what you'll be doing:

Leading the continuous development of Health & Safety and Environmental culture in the planning department.

Creating and managing forward plans with a 12-month rolling horizon, considering accurate commercial forecasts, project plans, and strategic business needs.

Analysing operations data to identify opportunities for increasing profitability and enhancing performance.

Facilitating discussions to ensure optimum plans and associated actions are agreed upon.

Developing, managing, and reporting KPIs for departmental monitoring and improvement measurement.

Working cross-functionally to support each other during holidays and absences.


What we're looking for:

Intermediate/Advanced proficiency in Planning systems, Power BI, Excel.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a knack for presenting to diverse stakeholders.

Strong background in Supply Chain with hands-on experience in lifecycle management.

Highly collaborative with the ability to influence others.

Project Management experience.


Join us in revolutionising the way we manage our supply chain and make a real difference in our organisation! If you're ready to take on this exciting challenge, apply now and become a vital part of our team!


Recruitment specialists for the food manufacturing, FMCG and engineering sectors covering the UK and USA.  Contract, Interim, and Permanent specialists covering Engineering, HR, NPD/Process, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, and Technical.

We like to think we are a little different, taking a human-centric approach to recruitment. We match candidates and clients using shared values and visions alongside experience, qualifications, and ability.

We know that when candidates and clients have good synergy, great things happen. The Sterling Choice team are ‘people’ people and have come together from a variety of consumer-facing backgrounds such as customer service, sales, hospitality, and the leisure industry.

Company info
01733 391515

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