Demand and Supply Planner

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West Midlands | Ref: BBBH17261

£35000.00 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, phc

Role Title:
Demand and Supply Planner
C£35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

Role Profile:
To manage planning of products from forecasting through to warehouse to meet customer demand in a demand led supply chain. To calculate an accurate volume and value forecast based on sales history and market intelligence to be used for short/medium term business planning (via S&OP), as well as for optimising production planning to support service level/stock coverage targets. Management of inventories using alert based planning delivering a high level of product availability in line with agreed targets. Minimises cost by using appropriate safety stock methods, keeping sku count low and agreeing action plans to reduce obsolete and excess stocks.

Skills & Experience:

  • Degree educated - Business/Supply Chain Degree desired but not essential.
  • Able to interpret large amounts of information in order to make decisions quickly and effectively.
  • Able to assimilate information quickly and accurately to identify future trends.
  • Can build and develop effective internal and eternal partnerships, particularly with sales and marketing and suppliers
  • Able to influence key stakeholders in S&OP, including National Account Managers, Brand Managers and Channel Business Directors.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Mircrosoft Excel & Outlook
  • Desired experience in SAP/APO
  • Demand Planning experience within the FMCG sector

Client information

Established FMCG supplier of leading brands based in the West Midlands who attract train and develop outstanding talent.


£35-40k DOE, bonus, healthcare, PHC, flexible working, summer hours

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