Planning Analyst

ABA Consulting
12 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Planning Analyst
Location: Kirkby in Ashfield
Salary: £20,000-£22,000 per annum

Our client is a leading service provider with global operations providing a diverse product range to market. Due to continued growth they are seeking a Planning Analyst to join their team. The key focus of the position will be to provide key information on stock levels through efficient forecasting and planning.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, your main responsibilities will include:

• Analyse and amend individual product forecasts, taking into account demand history, product knowledge and marketing intelligence
• Plan for the successful introduction of new products
• Measure and analyse weekly sales performance and responding accordingly
• Proactively input into Sales and Operations Planning meetings
• Use product and market intelligence to measure the resulting forecast against the company’s financial plan
• Generate cash flow and inventory projections and management information reports as required
• Analyse Forecast accuracy and Inventory KPIs and react accordingly
• Evaluate the most economical supply strategy for individual products and suppliers using specialist software

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

• Experience in a similar planning position with a strong, proven statistical background
• A degree, or equivalent, in Mathematics, Statistics, or a similar discipline
• A high degree of IT literacy including Advanced Excel skills
• Ability to work with large volumes of data

This is an excellent opportunity for a planning individual with a statistical background to expand their repertoire within a progressive and successful market leader

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