Demand Planner

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Recruiter
PE Global International
Location
Leeds
Salary
£20000 - £25000/annum
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Demand Planner

PE Global are currently seeking a Demand Planner for our Multinational Medical Device client. The position if for full time, 37 hours per week for initially a 6 month contract.

Position Purpose

Working as a dynamic member of the EMEA Demand Team, the post holder will strive to support the delivery of forecast accuracy targets, and to deliver quality customer service to allocated markets.
The post holder will manage, analyse and communicate APO / SAP systems data with the broader supply chain teams; and provide market intelligence from the customer.
The post holder will represent Demand Planning on the DiMi project which will require significant connection with wider business stakeholders (Regulatory, Variant Support, Supply Planning). DiMi involves coordinating demand and supply plans to facilitate a restructure of legal entities across the business.

Position Responsibilities

Represent Demand Planning on the DiMi project – this will involve interaction with a wide range of stakeholders across Supply Chain and Regulatory teams
Develop strong understanding of the processes that control demand and supply of different production variants for company products
Coordinate and manage the global Supply Commit process by providing worldwide affiliates supply dates for out of forecast requirements
Act as a first point of contact for specific EMEA markets on forecast queries and analysis
Active day to day engagement with supply network planners, production planners and customer service teams
Support key reporting activities for the EMEA region and act as back up for global demand plan reporting
Responsible for EMEA demand forecast for a range of Hip Implant and Instrument products within the Joint Reconstruction business
Generate statistical forecasts using SAP APO Demand Plan software
Drive the implementation of New Product Introductions with key stakeholders

Qualifications / Experience:

Strong educational background; degree or equivalent
Supply chain experience and awareness is desirable
Solid PC skills (advanced Excel, beginner / intermediate Access, beginner / intermediate Powerpoint desired)
Ability to work as part of cross-functional and global team
Must be able to interact and communicate effectively with multiple organisational levels
Analytical and structured approach with a willingness to challenge the status quo
Ability to work unsupervised
Works well under pressure with an attention to detail

Travel

Opportunity to travel both within Europe and internationally to support business requirements