Demand Planner

Posted 21 September by Barna Shields Recruitment
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Our clients in Soutampton are looking for a new Demand Planner to join their team ASAP.

Key duties:
- Manage and forecast orders, working with the customer sales team and other Demand Planners to ensure the right product is being supplied at the right time
- Work with the Product Manager to manage the combined forecast for a product category, ensuring the overall forecast is in line with company targets
- Monitor sales vs. forecast for all customers and client offices on all products. Challenge over/under sales patterns and suggest/implement forecast changes as required
- Work with internal departments to ensure correct dating of orders to avoid unnecessary past-due orders and to manage customer expectations
- Co-ordinate inter-office/office customer transfers as required
- Review inventory reduction recommendations from the Inventory Manager and communicate to the client offices as necessary. Report bck to the team on the action to be taken
- Raise purchase orders to ensure supply of third party materials
- Accept and complete projects and other miscellaneous duties as assigned and any ad hoc duties as requested by management

The ideal candidate will:
- Be an active team member
- Be comfortable with taking responsibility for tasks
- Actively participate in generating new ideas
- Have strong communication skills
- Be confident checking and analysing data

Reference: 36177122

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