Demand Planner

Recruiter
Pod Talent Ltd
Location
Bristol
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum bonus + benefits
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This highly successful and innovative consumer business are looking for an experienced Demand Planner to come in and support the existing team in evolving as the business continues to grow.

Traditionally, forecasting has been split by customer but as the business advances they are seeking ways to change things around so you'll be involved in interesting projects from the get go!

In a fast paced, dynamic environment it's really important that you can come in, hit the ground running, and have some ideas on how to challenge the status quo. If this sounds like something you've done before, and want to continue to do, please read on!

Responsibilities include:

* Work closely with the sales, marketing and finance team to develop accurate demand forecasts

* Review historical data as well as evaluate sales trends to develop statistical forecast models

* Maintain the demand planning system and software

* Work collaboratively with on-site supply planners to develop inventory strategies for your portfolio of products as well as new launches

* Refine and develop processes and methods to continually improve forecasting

What we are looking for:

* Degree educated or equivalent

* Demand planning experience within fmcg is essential for this role

* APICs beneficial but not essential

* Experienced in statistical forecasting beneficial

* Advanced excel skills

* Absolutely top notch communication skills

* Initiative to drive own ideas in an energetic and positive way

This role is a brand new position due to expansion of the business. The team are great and have loads of input in to how things are done. If you want to enjoy Monday morning's again, get in touch today; the company are wanting to move quickly so don't hesitate in

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies