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Demand Planner

Location: REDHILL, SURREY Salary: 24000 - 30000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3085727
My client is an international food business. Due to expansion I am working on an exciting Demand planner role based at my clients state of the art HQ in Surrey.

The Demand Planner role will consist of:
Creating & maintaining demand forecasts for complex product base
Using available customer data (e.g. sales, customer forecasts, availability & stock holding) appropriately to optimise Demand Forecast Accuracy
Exception lines – closely monitor performance of exception lines (promotions, new lines, range changes & de-lists) to ensure forecast is as accurate as possible
External Events – pro-actively forecast for all demand impacting events in a timely manner (e..g. Easter, Christmas, Bank Holidays)
Monitor daily sales and adjust customer forecasts as necessary to ensure supply

Experience in FMCG food industry
Knowledge of ERP, MRP or DRP systems
Experience in using Futuremaster planning system would be advantageous
Excellent spoken and written communication skills
Strong planning, organisational, problem-solving and numeracy skills
Great attention to detail and extreme accuracy
Experience using statistical software packages. Confidence in using computer packages, such as spreadsheets and databases; Outlook and Microsoft Office suite, including Advanced Excel
Degree level (Business, logistics or related field) education would be preferable

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