Demand Planner

Posted 5 days ago by Macildowie Associates
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Demand Planner | Derby | £24,000 - £26,000

Macildowie have been engaged by a manufacturing business in Derby to recruit for a Demand Planner. This is an exciting position with a growing business who are looking for an experienced planner to help ensure that the business maintains cost-effective management of stock whilst ensuring an adequate supply of material for production.


All necessary steps are taken to manage availability of products effectively and that OTIF targets are met.

Purchase orders are placed within necessary lead times to ensure material availability.

Material requirements are forecast / managed as appropriate to demand pattern

Distribution orders placed on manufacturing in good time to ensure availability to condition and meet Customer OTIF targets

Quality issues are managed appropriately either directly with suppliers, internal/external customers or via Purchasing
processes and external Customer sub-processes are followed correctly.

Stock levels of inventory are fully managed and optimized, materials are managed in / out of the businesses observing appropriate financial targets and processes, along with seasonality.

SAP/EPS systems are correctly maintained with appropriate planning & stock parameters by material including van stock management.

Co-operation in all Spares Centre operations are coordinated where necessary with the activities and requirements of other departments in the UK.

KPI's and measures are correctly maintained, used, understood and delivered on time.


A minimum of 3 years' experience in a demand planning/forecasting role.
Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The Offer:

£24,000 - £26,000
Generous pension and holiday contribution
Career progression opportunities

If this sounds like a bit of you, then please get in touch, email me your CV and salary expectations or give me a call on . Let's start the conversation and let's see if we can find you your dream move. I'm looking forward to speaking to you.

Tom Mulholland

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