REED Procurement & Supply Chain are delighted to be assisting a successful and growing business in Darlington on the appointment of 2 x Demand Planners to join their team. These roles will report into the Demand Planning Leader and work alongside an established and experienced team. The roles are full-time and permanent offering up to circa £30,000 per annum.
You would receive on-site training in the offices for 1-2 weeks before then working from home with support from the wider team. They operate flexi-time with a 37 hour working week and offer 24 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing by 1 day for every year worked up to 26 days.
Ensuring that accurate demand forecasts are created and maintained for a portfolio of brands.
Raising and reviewing purchase orders correctly in line with both deadlines and demand requirements.
Meeting all service and inventory metrics for the assigned brand portfolio.
Working closely with key stakeholders (utilising a range of internal and external data sources) to ensure that our demand forecasting is as accurate as it can be.
Communicating changes clearly and effectively to the rest of the business.
Reviewing variances in forecasts vs actuals, forecast trend analysis, supplier lead times and customer ordering patterns and adjusting forecasts accordingly.
The identification and countermeasure of potential stock issues before they occur.
- Demand Planning experience is essential
- Previous experience working within a distribution business would be advantageous
- Strong analytical skills
- You will be organised, deadline focussed and have a keen eye for detail
- Detailed knowledge of demand planning and forecasting processes
- Excellent Excel ability
- Able to prioritise your own workload
These roles are able to move quickly with March start dates available. Please do not hesitate in applying if interested!