Demand Planner - 12 month contract

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Skelmersdale, Lancashire | Ref: BBBH29199

£28000 - £30000 per annum

Demand Planner - 12 month contract
£28,000 - £30,000

Role Profile

Cast UK are looking to recruit a Demand Planner on behalf of a global business based near Skelmersdale.

This will initially be a 12 month contract to support the supply chain team on an exciting project but there is high potential for the role to become permanent thereafter.

If you are passionate about S&OP and can consider a long term contract this could be a great opportunity!

Key responsibilities for the Demand Planner will include:

  • Creating and maintaining demand forecasts using sales forecasts and historical data
  • Developing statistical forecast models and interrogating data to critically evaluate forecast results
  • Working closely with Sales and Commercial teams to collaborate on forecasts
  • Leading monthly S&OP meetings
  • Striving to improve forecast accuracy

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience as a demand planner with a good understanding of S&OP and demand planning
  • Ideally experience using demand planning / forecasting tools
  • Experience participating or leading S&OP reviews
  • Strong analytical skills and at least intermediate Excel
  • Proven stakeholder engagement abilities and strong communication and influencing skills
  • Passion for continuous improvements


Our client is a global business based near Skelmersdale looking to recruit a Demand Planner

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Business Change & Transformation, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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