Administrator with excellent communication skills, paying to £23,000 p.a. based in Epsom, working with a friendly and supportive company who offer excellent career progression along...
Demand Planner, Camberley, 6 & 12 Month FTC, Up to £30 Per Hour
Tate have teamed up with a leading Eye Care Specialist based in Camberley to recruit for a Demand Planner on either a 6 or 12 month contract. This role is to start ASAP and will be paying up to £30 per hour. Based on a 37 hour working week between Monday - Friday.
The Role:* Lead and execute UK S&OP processes for aligned customer groups. To include analysing previous demand behaviour (statistical forecast, seasonality etc.) and integrating inputs from Marketing, Finance and Regional S&OP Teams, to create an unconstrained baseline monthly forecast for key products for submission to Region EMEA. * Lead the collaborative process with cross-functional teams (e.g. sales, marketing, finance etc.) in all activities surrounding forecast review and submission (forecast analysis reports, validation against in market activities etc.)* Act as key point of contact for aligned customer groups to ensure strong visibility of product availability and/or supply issues back through the supply chain* Work collaboratively with internal and external partners to support the demand and planning requirements of one-off product life cycle events (e.g. product launches, discontinuations etc.)* Ensure alignment with Regional and Global S&OP process by maintaining effective, documented, and sustainable S&OP processes for aligned customer groups. Responsible for maintaining on-target performance for the UK Mean Absolute Percentage Error (MAPE) KPI* Lead Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) level inventory planning & replenishment processes for assigned products and customer groups, ensuring optional inventory levels to balance supply needs with cost considerations in line with Company targets and needs* Responsible for ensuring optimal balance between customer service levels and inventory asset utilisation through the S&OP process.* Manage order placement in alignment with the approved S&OP forecast, working closely with other colleagues in the Logistics team
Experience Required:* Proven experience within a demand management/logistics/supply chain environment* Detailed logistics knowledge gained in an FMCG environment, ideally with knowledge and experience of forecasting and ERP systems such as SAP with high volume/value order levels* Proven experience of dealing with third party organisations and suppliers in a complex supply chain organisation* Experience of working cross-culturally - advantageous * Decision Making: Demonstrates sound business decision making, based on fairness and consistency * Teamwork: Team player, able to excel at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues; builds positive working relationships to achieve positive goals and business objectives; ability to work in cross-functional teams* Results Orientated: Demonstrates a high degree of results orientation; drive, enthusiasm and commitment towards achieving results / fulfilling objectives; ability to work under pressure / strict deadlines* Adaptability/Flexibility: Highly adaptable / flexible - ability to react and respond positively to changing conditions, priorities and workload; works independently or as part of a team to effectively manage, prioritise and juggle multiple concurrent tasks or projects
If you have the suitable skills and experience then please apply today!
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