Demand Forecaster

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Stockport, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH22889

£20000 - £27000 per annum

Role Title

Demand Forecaster


Up to £27,000 negotiable depending on level of experience

Role Profile

Our client, a market leading supplier / retail business, is looking to appoint a Demand Forecaster to join their head office team based in Stockport. Reporting into the Head of Supply Chain, you will be responsible for all forecasting activities relating to key accounts and / or retail. Working as part of the supply chain team, you will play a key part in ensuring demand signals drive inventory to meet customer service levels within budget. Our client is looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual who has a strong work ethic and advanced Excel skills in order to hit the ground running. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and analytical individual to join a growing business where the senior leadership team have a keen eye for spotting and nurturing talent. After the success of 2018 our client has big plans for the year ahead, therefore 2019 is a great time to join this ambitious business who are already leaders in their sector. This position is open to those who have experience in a demand forecasting / merchandising role or an analytical graduate looking to secure their first role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining the company stock file
  • Providing detailed inventory insight and analysis
  • Liaising with distribution on goods inbound and outbound
  • Working in conjunction with account managers on orderbook management
  • Monthly forecasts and buys for retail
  • NPD ordering and size ratios
  • Providing the business with product availability across all areas

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in a similar role would be advantageous (Merchandiser, Supply Chain Planner, Demand Analyst / Demand Planner etc.)
  • Strong forecasting / analytical skills
  • Team player who can also work on own initiative
  • Pro-active with a positive attitude and willingness to get stuck-in
  • Strong Excel and numerical skills
  • Excellent communicator, able to build strong working relationships

Client information

Our client is a leading supplier / retail business based in Stockport

Up to £27,000 negotiable depending on level of experience

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