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Demand Planner

Posted 6 February by Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain Ended

The Demand Planner will have strong number crunching skills and be responsible for running reports, looking at forecasts, spotting trends and anomalies and advising as appropriate.

Client Details

Based in Dartford, Kent our client is a leading wholesaler/distributor

Description

The Demand Planner will be responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing MRP data

  • Creating and analysing weekly and monthly reports
  • Using key inputs from customers, sales, category and market to create the most reliable forecast
  • Reviewing analysis of sales and seasonal and forthcoming activities to generate accurate order demand
  • Identifying product or supplier trends and anomalies, investigate root cause and make recommendations to rectify
  • Managing the introduction of new products, confirming the forecasts, validating quotes, reviewing success and making recommendations as appropriate

Profile

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Exposure to a manufacturing / distribution environment
  • Experience managing the forecasting process
  • Strong analytical skills with a solid background in using an MRP system
  • Ability to interact effectively with people at different levels and influence at all levels
  • Ability to create and present reports as well as chair & direct meetings to achieve an agreed target

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package

Reference: 34404101

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