Supply Chain Support Demand Planner -Supply Chain -FMCG

Posted 28 September by Axis Recruitment

Demand Planner - Supply Chain Permanent role

Location: Leicester

Sector/Industry: FMCG -Salary £22-26k

35 hours hour per week - (Flexible working hours)

Quarterly bonus, 25days holiday, pension, chance for progression and optional healthcare

Do you want to work for a leader in the FMCG industry? Do you want to be part of a developing supply chain department? Do you want to work with a broad portfolio of customers?


The company’s values are extremely important to them and they include, Teamwork, Engagement, Communication, and Leadership. The company have recently had a structure change and are more customer focused, they are looking for likeminded people. They have continual training for staff. The company provide a competitive base salary and good benefits.

The Role:

  • Analyse and manage the demand profile for each SKU to be stocked.
  • Manage the price file for each supplier, and ensure that the pricing of each SKU is kept current.
  • Place and manage the purchase orders for the set of suppliers under their responsibility.
  • Expedite and De-Expedite our purchase orders as required to maximise product availability.
  • Carefully measure and monitor our level of backorder, and take appropriate action to minimise back-order level and to escalate key supply issues.
  • Supplier Performance Management - maintain close and regular communication with our supply base.
  • Management of Inventory.
  • Analysis and management of excess/obsolete stock
  • Manage the delivery process from ordering, shipping and delivery to UK

The Candidate:

  • Ideally you’ll have a degree, or equivalent, in a related field (business, operations and supply chain management).
  • Knowledge of dealing with suppliers from Far East.
  • Skilled Supply Chain professional, who can drive initiatives.
  • PC literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-Mail and Internet).
  • FMCG background.
  • Knowledge of forecasting.
  • Previous manufacturing experience desirable.

Axis is a recruitment company.

Required skills

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Far East
  • Demand Planning

Reference: 33368606

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