My client is a family company with a truly progressive and global outlook. With an extensive list of iconic brands, the love for their products continues to grow, and so does their global reach. Now an exciting opportunity arises to be part of this highly successful business that puts its products and people first…
Purpose and Objectives
The Demand Planning Analyst works for the Demand Planning Manager in providing the critical control to consolidate the overall long term demand plan as part of Sales & Operating Planning as the business develops to full integrated business planning. The role ensures the provision of an optimised weekly demand to the business to maximise availability and freshness.
• The role takes an analytical view of the long term forecast utilising both APO & Demantra to assess forecast vs budget, identifying performance, tracking opportunities and providing visibility of product demand volumes to support the availability of products in line with planning lead times and constraints.
• Working with a category portfolio to shape the longer term forecast from 3 months out to 3 years reflecting trends and latest assumptions.
• Working with aligned sales team to review the forecast as part of the monthly review process
• Working with the Demand Planning Manager to share demand plans as part of the Consensus meeting and input into broader supply chain review to align the forecasting, demand and supply processes to measure the forecast vs budget and fully assess the implications for the supply chain.
Ensures the provision of an optimised weekly demand to the business to maximise availability and freshness.
You will have previous experience in demand planning preferably within an FMCG or Retail environment and you must be able to do statistical forecasting. Experience of using SAP or similar systems would be desirable. You will have strong Excel/Analytical skills and you will have good influencing skills at all levels. This is an opportunity to be part of a successful global organisation with an impressive track record, set to continue in the same vain.
MON-FRI Office Hours, 3 Days in the Office, 2 Days working from home
Private Medical cover
Pension- Company will match and add 2.5%, so if you contribute 7.5%, they will contribute 10%
If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to email@example.com or contact Andrew Donaldson on 0131 226 5060.