Demand Planner Needed For Short Term Contract

Recruiter
Ellis Knight Bespoke Recruitment Ltd
Location
Borehamwood
Posted
19 Sep 2018
Closes
30 Sep 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
An exciting temporary opportunity has arisen for an experienced Demand Planner to join an excellent company in Borehamwood for a minimum of four to six weeks.

This position exists to ensure the smooth running of logistics operations working closely with the management team, to report operations activities locally and to the group and support Managers’ decision-making process. The Demand Planner will report into the Supply Chain Manager.

This role will involve the following responsibilities:

* Work closely with sales and marketing to build launch and promotions forecasts.
* Participate in the management of forecasts & orders for more than 300 SKU for UK & Ireland.
* Produce monthly dashboard to analyse stock cover.
* Be the point of contact between the UK warehouse and the French distribution centre.
* Monitor stock levels and liaise with the warehouses for all queries relating to stock.
* Ensure stock levels in the two warehouses are maintained at all times.
* Maintaining the integrity of UK & Ireland product database.
* Set up new products/new prices on our ELP and customer’s systems.

The perfect candidate will have the following skills, qualities and experience:

* Immediate availability
* Bachelor’s degree in Logistics is preferred or equivalent management degree.
* First successful experience in operations within a large firm would be preferred.
* Fluent in English and French (preferred).
* Advanced Excel skills (Vlookup formulas and pivot tables).
* Passion for numbers
* Flexible, open minded, analytical and with good sense of humour.
* A team player – as we are a small operation in the UK
* Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines

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