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Demand Planner

Demand Planner

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £51000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Graham Simonds

  • Contact email:

    graham.simonds@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    75000

  • Salary low:

    51000

  • Job ref:

    J13914_1583229687

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A multi-national oil & gas company has an immediate requirement for a demand planner to join their team in Berkshire.

The focus of this role is to drive capability and effectiveness of S&OP and demand and supply planning processes.

Purpose of Role:

  • To drive improvement in the effectives of S&OP, including people, process and system capabilities. This includes providing expertise and support for implementation and improvements from concept to execution to drive business value.
  • Provide global ownership and expertise for key demand and supply planning processes and systems
  • Improve insight of operational reporting and MI to drive decision-making capability by leveraging big data analytics reporting capabilities for global functions and clusters.
  • Transformational activity to drive operational adoption of the "end state" target operating model for demand and supply planning, e.g. SAP APO

Key Accountabilities:

  • To deliver effective and efficient processes and systems to support demand and supply planning and S&OP capability, including business ownership of key processes and systems.
  • Apply knowledge of end-to-end strategic view of S&OP and planning processes across all impacted functions and business areas.
  • Develop and execute and lead major transformational work required for S&OP and demand and supply planning.
  • Develop, maintain and deliver education and training materials for S&OP and demand and supply planning processes and systems.
  • Utilise big data and analytics technology to help improve insight and improved decision making across supply chain activities, with a view to becoming the global data SME for the SPU in the area of S&OP and demand and supply planning

Candidate Requirements:

  • You should be degree qualified, preferably in a supply chain area or hold a supply chain qualification such as APICS CSCP
  • Have at least 8 years' relevant experience in the area of S&OP, demand or supply planning.
  • Have significant experience in change management
  • Be skilled in the application of SAP APO (demand and supply)
  • Have a demonstrable track record of driving transformation and CI in the areas of demand and supply planning.
  • Have an ability to show leadership and be a global leader in the functional area of S&OP and demand and supply planning.

In return they offer a generous salary package including Bonus = 17% (Delivers expectations), car Allowance of £6000, flexible bonus of 15% of base, Healthcare & Life Assurance.