Supply Chain Planners/Demand Planners-Global FMCG opportunities

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in a career in Supply Chain?
Are you already an experienced Supply Chain/Demand Planner looking for the next step in the career.

We are looking for ambitious individuals with talent, passion and integrity to join the UK & Ireland Supply Chain Planning team. We are looking for people with the drive and the skills to join Unilever and help realise their ambition to continue to delight consumers in a responsible and sustainable way.

These are full time temporary roles for a period of 6 months with the potential of being made permanent, roles are based at Leatherhead, working a 36.25 hour week starting immediately. The roles are paying up to £26,000-£38,000 per annum ( pro rata), depending on experience.


Do you want to be a part of growing iconic multi-million euro, market-leading brands in the UK's largest FMCG Company? To work with some of the world's most loved brands (Dove, Lynx, PG Tips, Magnum, Persil, Hellmann's, to name a few) that are sold in 190 countries and used by 2 billion people daily?

They want people that challenge the way they do things and bring new ideas to the table. You would be joining an agile, flexible and diverse organisation that strives to live their values and build a positive performance culture.

As a member of the Planning community based in Leatherhead, you would be responsible for managing a portfolio of our products either within Savoury, Ice Cream or Hair.

Strong team work is vital as you will work with the sales and factory teams to ensure they are manufacturing what they plan to sell.

We are looking for logical, proactive people with an inclination for problem solving and continuous questioning of how things could be improved.

Key Skills Required

Degree standard preferred.
Previous Logistics experience
IT knowledge
Proficiency in sophisticated IT software packages to develop accurate requirements plans and a full understanding of stock modelling and regional sourcing.
Strong commitment to customer service through requirements planning, and a thorough understanding of the impact of their activity on the company and the customer's businesses.
Strong analytical skills and key emphasis on the requirement to undertake root cause analysis and rigorously implement improvement action plans in order to continually develop the robustness of logistics processes linked to requirements planning.
Strong communication skills within the company and with the Europe, as well as excellent team working skills
Support the delivery of the category business plans through excellent control of our sourcing signal into the upstream supply chain and through building robust relationships to ensure an effective flow of information between the supply side sourcing units, and Unilever supply chain company, and the manufacturing sales organisation.
Ability to prioritise and re-plan quickly and in issue resolution

Willingness to occasionally travel within the UK and Europe.