SAP Demand Planner (FMCG/Packaging)

Job Title: SAP Demand Planner (FMCG/Packaging)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Irlam, Greater Manchester
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J908215_1620143464
Contact Name: Kelly Newell
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 04, 2021 16:51

Job Description

SAP Demand Planner (FMCG / Packaging)

£28,000 - £30,000 DOE


We are recruiting for our client, a hugely successful FMCG business near Salford, as they look to continue to strengthen their Customer Service & Supply Chain team. Their market is thriving, they are a completely safe business to join even during these challenging global times. Joining our client as their new SAP Demand Planner will not only offer you an incredible platform for your career but will also offer you job security within a great team with fantastic contractual benefits.

As our new SAP Demand Planner you will be responsible for planning and forecasting future manufactured and purchased goods based on historical sales, current trends and customer plans. You will implement a collaborative forecasting approach to help ensure product availability and minimise inventory exposure.

Key responsibilities as our SAP Demand Planner will include:

* Updating and maintaining SAP demand plan with promotional forecasts, sales, and relevant commentary for several key customers
* Forecasting customer promotions by analysing and challenging figures where appropriate
* Proposing forecast ammendments based on trend analysis tools
* Identifying risks and opportunities within product forecasts and communicating this information throughout the supply chain
* Leading and preparing for any customer/ supplier review meetings
* Ensuring all stock is located at the correct warehouse to cover sales out
* Trouble shooting issues with all internal departments to ensure service level to the customer is achieved
* Developing basic knowledge of all customer accounts to provide holiday cover
* Managing espablihed KPI's
* Providing cover for the Customer Services Manager as required

Skills required as our SAP Demand Planner

* Good general level of education, A Level or equivalent and/ or above
* A minimum of two years general administrative experience
* Excellent communication skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* IT literate with a high level/ expert level of competency in excel. This is an essential skill to be able to fully carry out the responsibilities of the role
* Previous SAP experience would be preferred

Contractual Benefits of becoming our SAP Demand Planner

- Annual bonus scheme - Discretionary based on business KPI's
- Training and development
- Health Shield - After 12 months service
- Pension - company contribution in line with AE
- Generous holiday entitlement
- Company day holiday
- Vouchers and wine at Christmas
- Staff Discounted Shop
- Free on-site car parking

How To Apply

Please click on the link to apply ensuring all of your contact details and information are thoroughly up to date.

I look forward to receiving your application.



Kelly Newell
Manufacturing Divisional Manager

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