Category Supply Planning Manager - 2707

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    Bournville, West Midlands

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    £18.00 - £23.80 per hour

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    Kate Stevens

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    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Demand Planner
£18.00 to £23.80

A multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company is seeking a Demand Planner to join them at their site in Birmingham.

As Demand Planner you will be in charge of the demand planning activities for the specific group of products/country, delivering a fact-based forecast (across 24-month horizon) for the IBP cycle and ultimately for Product supply, to the highest possible accuracy.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Customer Service and Order Fill target of 98.5% Service, minimised clearance and write-offs.
  • Communicating to Supply Hubs about relevant demand changes and managing best any supply constraints impacting the market
  • Liaise with cross functional stakeholders to manage service constraints & achieve the best possible service level (CSL target 98.5%) whilst minimising ageing risks
  • Responsible to provide an accurate base forecast, following of the weekly & monthly cycle
  • Run statistical forecast to provide the best base forecast
  • Total Forecast Generation based on agreed Best Practices and Product Segmentation
  • Works closely with Category Planning to receive market insights and drive agreed category actions back into the bottom-up forecast.

Skills Preferred:

  • Responsible to meet the targeted KPIs (SFE, BIAS) for the products in charge, analysing and providing insights on the deviation drivers (e.g. statistical, cleansing, market up-date), defines.

Experience Required:

  • Demonstrates operational experience with demand planning or related processes
  • Experience in Demand Planning
  • Operational knowledge of SAP ECC/APO/BI in Supply Chain

Experience Preferred:

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and aptitude, attention to detail
  • Understanding and managing the key issues and success criteria.
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and perform under time-pressure, good organising skills
  • Knowledgeable of modern demand and supply planning concepts
  • Experience on Statistical forecasting, Segmentation and History Cleansing
  • Ability to analyse complex issues and make appropriate decision

Education Required:

  • Degree qualified - preferentially Logistics or Economics Supply Chain, Financial or Logistics education

Interested in the above role? Please contact Kate Stevens or Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

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