Demand Planner

Recruiter
Kandhu Ltd
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Demand Planner is required for this very fast-moving Food Manufacture based in North West London who employee c. 500 people across 2 closely linked factories working on a 24/7 basis.

THE DEMAND PLANNER ROLE
You will be responsible for setting up and compiling daily, weekly and monthly documents reporting sales volumes, forecast accuracy and assumptions whilst highlighting areas of concern to the commercial and management team.

Other key responsibilities will include:
·Assessment of Demand Planning needs
·Creation and Implementation of Demand Planning Processes
·Roll out of Demand Planning within the business
·Maintain an up to date live forecast in the Demand Planning (DP) systems and, as required, a budget forecast.
·Maintain product parameters within the DP system, adding new products and removing old ones as required.
·Liaise with planning managers at all appropriate sites to resolve any queries regarding future demand or actual sales.
·Assist commercial teams in the management and avoidance of slow moving and obsolete stock

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Will have a background in Demand Planning within the Food Industry. Other key attributes will include:
·Professional supply chain qualification
·Strong experience in a Demand Planning and Supply Chain role.
·Experience of using demand planning tools, S&OP processes and advanced planning tools to manage supply chains
·Exceptional computer literacy, with at least intermediate skills in Excel and Word

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate this further, apply TODAY!!!