Demand Planner

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Supply Chain
Location:
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Job description
Job Title: Demand Planner

Salary: £26,000 – £28,000 + increase after probation

Location: Halifax / Huddersfield

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading packaging manufacturers within the FMCG space. This is a very successful family run business which continuously invests a vast proportion of its profits into the business and its people. This organisation places a huge emphasis on personal and professional development and offers fantastic progression opportunities.

– Attractive regular salary increases

– Incredible progression opportunities

– Focus on personal and professional development

– Brilliant company culture

Key responsibilities

· Creating collaborative demand plans by understanding the forecasts, sales figures and seasonal demand, whilst closely liaising with customers

· Using current information to predict customer demand, providing the supply chain for an efficient / cost effective plan to meet customer needs

· Reviewing forecasts and any demand influencers to recommend adjustments for forecasts

· Preparing reports with relation to demand planning processes and capacity planning forecasts

· Processing orders from customers, ensuring enough stock availability to meet delivery schedules

· Maintaining demand planning reports / systems by reviewing historical sales trends

· Dealing promptly with customer and stock enquiries

· Involvement in planning and introduction of new products, liaising with other departments

· Lead inventory strategies for existing products, new products and slow-moving obsolete stock

· Raising enquiries for new and existing customers, following up quotations

· Dealing with customer enquiries which often have practical & mechanical elements to them

Profile

· 1-2 years’ experience within a demand planner or forecasting role within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

· Must be well organised and able to manage multiple tasks.

· Ambitious

· Very analytical with good mathematical background especially in statistics to analyse data

· Excellent communication skills

· Fully conversant with MS office

· You will need to be articulate, confident and persuasive with initiative to work on your own

Meet your consultant
Oliver Fox
oliver.fox@drnewitt.com

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