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Demand Planner

Location: DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 25,000-30,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: 2
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-457123

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. 

 

Job Role;

  • 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.

 

Person Specification;

  • 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!

 

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