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Demand Planner

Demand Planner to be based in SW London, salary from £30K to £40K.

A Demand Planner is required to join a rapidly growing business to help them implement and develop supply chain forecasting to support their increasing sales volumes

Manufacturing and supplying a range of unique products to major high street retail customers the company are now expanding into new global markets

With further significant sales growth expected in the coming years this offers the successful applicant the chance to use their existing Demand Planning experience to make a significant impact on the success of the overall organisation

You will work with sales forecasts and colleagues in the commercial functions to analyse order book and planned sales, consider trends / seasonality, ensure supply is aligned and that stock and inventory levels satisfy demand


Key Responsibilities Include:

Use supply chain, sales, marketing and financial data to make informed demand planning decisions.

Analyse past sales, forecasted and order book sales, seasonality and trends to build and develop a robust supply chain planning process

Work with the procurement team to ensure all finished goods and stock are purchased in a timely manner

Stock allocation from Global warehouses

Work with the Warehouse manager to provide labour plans based on outbound sales and inbound deliveries

Collaborate with sales and marketing to capture future trends and promotions in a timely manner and ensure the business is able to demand and identify solutions to eliminate stock outs and lost revenue


About you:

Suitable applicants will have a proven record of accomplishment of recent Demand Planning experience

In addition to your demand planning excellence, you will also have strong knowledge of the end to end supply chain including: Stock, inventory, forecasting and supply planning

Proven track record of working with warehouses to have up to the minute stock level visibility, improve stock turns, reduce capital tied up in inventory, provide longer term forecasts and intelligence to enable better decision making and reduce complexity

Your supply chain career success to date will ideally have been within a FMCG, Retail or similar fast moving, high volume industry sector

Excellent Excel usage: Able to run Macro’s Pivot Table and Look-Ups etc

The confidence and maturity to build, develop and implement Demand Planning processes and procedures that meet the needs of the end to end business

Strong numerical skills, able to work with large amounts of data and turn into easy to understand, insightful reports

Ideally, you will have previously worked as a demand planner in a large manufacturing / retail organisation and have subsequently worked in a smaller, more autonomous environment

Able to work in a high growth business and meet the demands of month on month sales increases. What is implemented today could soon be outgrown; as such you will be confident working in an evolving business

A UK based job seekers who is able to work and remain in the UK without the need for sponsorship. Overseas applicants or those who need Visa assistance are not suitable due to the amount of relevant locally based job seekers


What is on offer:

Salary from £30 to £40K

Office based role in SW London

Chance to join a rapidly growing business

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