Demand Planner

£35000 - £40000/annum
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Exciting opportunity for Demand Planner to join a market leading global brand supplying cutting edge products to the market year after year. As Demand Planner you will be responsible for the creation of accurate forecasts using models and business intelligence, as well as decision support and strategy execution. This is a key role to help increase Supply Chain efficiency, enabling the reduction of working capital, better customer service and an improved systems infrastructure.
Main Responsibilities of the Demand Planner:
Supporting and co-ordinating role with Supply Chain for day to day fulfilment of demand
Create finished goods demand for UK customers
Interpret and analyse data and articulate recommendations which will ensure targets are achieved
Build and maintain a collaborative culture with key internal stakeholders to achieve consensus for demand on base and promotional sales to include product life cycle management
Identify and quantify opportunities and risks
Drive accountability and partner with the channels in the UK
Collaborate with key customers to drive further improvements and joint business plans
Proactively identify, communicate and follow up on significant trends and demand changes to achieve optimum finished goods levels
Regularly check for excess and obsolete finished goods risks, report and work with other functional teams to clear and prevent further occurrences
Measure impact of forecast accuracy and other S&OP metrics report and communicate achievements and action plans
Support continuous improvement initiatives, inventory management, process and systems to develop efficiencies and support future growth

Qualifications/Experience of the Demand Planner:
Experience in a similar role within a consumer business
Experience in demand planning in global environment long lead time, Asia manufacturing
Strong analytical skills, ability to focus on both detail and big picture.
Persuasive communication skills and the ability to influence at all levels of the organisation.
Enthusiastic and hands-on style, self-reliant.
Build and maintain collaborative relationships
Strong quantitative and analytical skills and aptitude
Sound commercial understanding.
Advanced Excel skills are essential

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