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Demand Planner

  • Location

    Shepton Mallet

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £27000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laura Constantine

  • Contact email:

    Laurac@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8947

  • Job ref:

    081345

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-27

  • Start date:

    ASAP

A food manufacturing company with a site based in Somerset are currently seeking a Demand Planner to join their team on a permanent basis. The main purpose of the role will be to create and maintain forecast models for specified customers. The Demand Planner will report in to the Demand Planning Manager.

Key Accountabilities for the Demand Planner include:
  • Develop demand forecasts/operational forecasts as part of a demand planning function.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
  • Coordinate cross-functional investigative activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model.
  • Maintain key lines of communication with sales, marketing, and customers to understand demand forecasts.
  • Manage and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.

To be considered for this role you must have recently worked within a Demand Planning or Supply Chain focused role for a food or drink manufacturing company. You must be confident in using Excel and have also used ERP systems previously. It would be deemed as advantageous to have had experience of working in a customer facing role with the major retailers.

Bath, Yeovil, Bridgwater, Somerset, South West.




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