Demand Planner

Job Title: Demand Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: 23000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J410
Contact Name: Martin Willemsen
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2017 09:07

Job Description

The Role 

  • Providing customer demand information and analysis to help improve the baking forecast.
  • Review weekly the factors affecting short; medium and long term forecast accuracy.
  • To provide customer insight; understanding and analysis into the monthly forecast review.
  • Pro-actively manage daily order availability.
  • To provide detailed Customer KPI Reporting and Analysis.
  • Analyse any variances between actual order volumes and forecast volumes in line with known availability concerns.
  • To pro-actively discuss availability issues with the customer to achieve a joint solution.
  • Engage with Customers to understand; confirm and agree forecasts; demand and promotional activities.
  • To interface this information into the weekly forecast/demand review process.
  • Identify, report and analyse all Promotional/Event Activities and Customer KPI’s.
  • Ensure cross functional awareness of all factors affecting availability and demand.
  • To actively participate in various supply chain or business projects/administrative functions.

Candidate Requirements 

  • You will have knowledge of Retailer Internet Systems
  • You will have a minimum of two years’ experience in a customer facing role within an FMCG environment.
  • Experience in using Advanced Forecasting Tools and SAP is preferable but not essential
  • You will have a strong grasp of Microsoft Office.
  • You will have excellent communication skills.
  • You will have strong interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • You will demonstrate good attention to detail as well as being analytical and numerate.

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