Senior Demand Planner

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
£38000 - £44000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
My client based in Leicestershire is looking for an experienced Demand Planner to join their growing team. Client Details My client are a market-leader in their industry both globally and UK wide; this role will be based in Leicestershire alongside a team of Demand Planners. Description The Senior Demand Planner within an FMCG/distribution environment will have the following responsibilites: Draw up planning for the assigned activities of customers, suppliers, demand, inventory and production capacity and that acquire approval Draw up quantitative analyses of forecasting and realisation of assigned supply chain planning Keep track of and control inventories while ensuring compliance Manage order handling, in line with demand plan and minimum inventory levels, plan inventory available, plan customers' orders and execute purchase order management Observe and evaluate bottlenecks and opportunities in supply chain related (work) processes, procedures and systems, and ensure implementation of improvements after approval Participate in assigned projects, within the project management guidelines Build and maintain a network of relevant internal and external customers and vendors to access to new information and parties, contribute to the Vendor Optimisation Process Responsible for planning with normal complexity: average lead-times, demand / supply driven, some dependency on other processes and suppliers Signals and identifies shortcomings in current procedures, processes and tools, and proposes and implements alternatives where possible Receives and discusses data with business, and makes planning with possibility to make limited adaptations in data for optimisation reasons, based on predefined guidelines Profile The successful candidate for the role of Senior Demand Planner based in Leicestershire will be degree educated and experienced within a Demand Planning / Forecasting role. They will have workable knowledge of MS Office Systems and ERP systems together with strong customer orientation, process management, strong planning skills and problem solving. They will be experienced in presenting and publishing the acquired information in addition to strong communication skills. Job Offer The successful candidate for the role of Senior Demand Planner based in Leicestershire, will be offered circa. £40'000 plus a strong benefits package - dependant on experience and profile. This job was originally posted as