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Interim Demand Planner

Interim Demand Planner

  • Location

    Berkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £190 - £230 per day

  • Contact:

    Adam Dennison

  • Contact email:

    adam.dennison@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    230

  • Salary low:

    190

  • Job ref:

    11398 - 2604_1524754904

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-26

1st Executive are retained by an industry-leading, global FMCG organisation, currently undergoing significant change and process improvements within their supply chain function. They require an experienced demand planner with a strong FMCG company track record to join them on an initial 6 month contract. This will see you driving improvements in forecasting accuracy and ensuring current stock and inventory. A truly fantastic opportunity to develop your demand and supply career within a fast-paced, dynamic environment, sitting within a mature team.

Role:

  • Demand Planner
  • Analysing Shipment trends and inventory levels
  • Developing a forecast in SAP reflecting your market intelligence
  • Facilitate the S+OP process
  • Align SKU forecast across the functions
  • Liaising with supply planners your demand information
  • Monitoring KPI's/metrics and escalating issues
  • Stakeholder engagement and liaising cross-functionally with other teams

Required Skills:

  • Proven FMCG Supply Chain function experience
  • Proven track record as a planner, ideally demand planning (but will certainly help to have a strong appreciation of all planning skillsets across demand and supply).
  • Previous SAP system experience (ERP systems experience as minimum requirement). Advanced MS Office is also essential.
  • Successfully led initiatives and influenced cross-functional teams.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret large amounts of data.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Able to understand trade promotions and marketing plans.