Demand Planner

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Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire | Ref: BBBH27918


Demand Planner
Ashton Under Lyne, Greater Manchester

About Scapa

Scapa is a global supplier of bonding solutions and manufacturer of adhesive-based products for the Healthcare and Industrial markets. They have a wide reaching global footprint, with 19 manufacturing and operations facilities in 10 countries across Europe, North and South America and Asia.

This role

As Demand Planner for both the Industrial and Healthcare business units, you will be responsible for managing the business' Demand Forecast and S&OP process, and providing additional support for the Commercial Finance team.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare end to end demand forecast for multiple sites using TXT/Sofco software
  • Support the S&OP process to ensure the provision of a robust demand forecast
  • Run regular forecast meetings with Sales team to review and agree rolling forecast
  • Report on KPIs such as forecast accuracy and drive continuous improvements within the forecast process
  • Provide additional reports to Commercial Finance as required (e.g. support with month end reporting)

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Demonstrable experience in a demand planning role, ideally with previous experience implementing S&OP
  • Strong working knowledge and previous experience of forecasting packages such as TXT/Sofco, Infor, Futurmaster or others
  • Excellent Excel and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Honed organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines


Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Cast UK

Cast UK are managing this assignment on behalf of Scapa. All third party applications will be forwarded to Cast UK for review. Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain and Logistics , each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board.

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