Demand Planner

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£30k - 40k per year
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking for a Demand Planner. We need someone on an interim basis and someone on a permanent contract.

Your responsibilities:
Reporting to the Finance Director, you will be responsible for processing orders for on-line customer planning and managing allocated supply chain resources and demand processes to ensure the business meets agreed customer service targets at minimum operating cost and optimum stock levels and you will:

  • Establish robust demand forecasts by utilizing relevant statistical tools and using market and sales information including planned sales orders, customer contracts, inter-company standing orders, promotional activity seasonality, brand changes etc.
  • Cooperate with sales, marketing, customer service personnel to deliver an accurate demand driven forecast plans
  • Conduct analysis of sales forecasts together with marketing and finance insight
  • Report on forecast accuracy
  • Co-ordinate forecast updates and manages demand changes from key areas within business
  • Be responsible for collaboration of key customers
  • Drive the S&OP cycle and reporting

Your Profile:

  • Proven track record in in a similar position
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel. SAP is considered an advantage
  • Experience of working with high level of SKUs
  • Analytical and methodical with a creative approach to solutions
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal - confident communicator at all levels
  • Strong facilitation and organisation skills; High attention to detail
  • Accepts ownership and accountability
  • Demonstrates and actively promotes company values
  • Autonomous and independent, able to multi-task and deal with confidential information
  • Team player that is proactive, flexible, eager to learn and build and ready to go the extra mile
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment