Demand Planner

Recruiter
Evolve Recruitment
Location
Weybridge
Posted
04 Dec 2018
Closes
24 Dec 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Demand Planner

Location: Walton-on-Thames, Esher, Cobham, Weybridge, Surrey

Salary: Up to £35,000 + Benefits

Evolve Recruitment are currently seeking a Demand Planner. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a market leading technology company. You will receive an extensive benefits package including 5% Non-Contributory Pension, private healthcare for you and your family, 25 days holiday, staff discount and a subsidised canteen.

Key Responsibilities:

* You will be maintaining forecast performance and supply plan information flow
* You will be responsible for identifying and reviewing the fast and slow-moving products
* As the Demand Planner you will prepare, analyse and report weekly forecasts
* You will facilitate forecast consensus meetings to confirm sales forecasts
* Provide fact-based analysis with a plan of action for any corrective measures
* Analyse various trends through statistical analysis tools, generating weekly forecasts
* As the Demand Planner you will follow-up and convey Demand Plans to various departments
* Work with relevant departments to improve accuracy and the forecasting process
* You will be required to review and report progress to the Product Director
* Weekly meetings with supplier factory to update production plan and prepare the rolling forecast
* Monitoring performance and supplier/customer non-conformance to improve the Supply Chain

Key Skills:

* A minimum of 1 years’ experience in Demand Planning, ideally in a B2B environment
* Knowledge of the commercial process, production planning and retail interfacing/order fulfilment
* Strong analytical skills with a logical and proactive approach to business
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Able to work across departments and achieve consensus between parties
* Ability to work unsupervised and on your own initiative
* Work well and focus when under pressure in a fast-paced environment
* Upper-intermediate knowledge of MS applications especially Excel

If you feel that you have the right skills or experience for the Demand Planner position, please apply now by sending a copy of your CV to Evolve Recruitment, Kingston upon Thames, at (url removed)

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