Head of Demand Planning

Pod Talent Ltd
14 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A global food company is seeking an experienced head of demand planning to join the business who would bring the ambition and drive to their supply chain team, as well as being a great problem solver and have excellent communication skills.

Managing a high performing team of managers and planners, you will be responsible for all Demand planning inputs in to the monthly S&OP process. In a forward-thinking environment, you will be expected to develop your team whilst managing demand planning processes and associating ways of working to deliver reality.

Responsibilities include:

* Management responsibility for a team of 6-8 people

* Drive best practice forecasting and winning behaviours in line with the S&OP monthly process, working across all key stakeholders

* Manage the relationship between Commercial (Sales & Marketing), Supply planning, Customer service and Factories to ensure delivery of great service of 98.5% everyday

* Optimising capacity and maximising profitability

* Utilise the ERP system for planning, lead the scoping and delivery (through IT and wider project resource) of the right system and reporting enhancements (Demantra / BI) to support simplification and efficiency of Demand Planning processes

What we are looking for:

* Degree educated, or equivalent working experience

* Prior experience working in a supply chain management role with experience in demand planning, proven experience in forecasting and S&OP (8 years +) in the FMCG sector

* A proven people manager with a passion for developing talent, leadership of the processes & teams

* Good working knowledge of ERP, process/system development skills.

* Ability to conceive, and bring to reality, new and improved ways of doing things, ability to work autonomously

If you are interested in this role, please get in touch for more details.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies

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