Demand Planning Analyst

Wakefield, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH31972

£35000 - £40000 per annum

Demand Planning Analyst
West Yorkshire
£35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client, who is a growing business, are looking to recruit a Demand Planning Analyst. This is a new role in the business to support an exciting period of growth & transition for the company. Your role will be varied and will span across E2E supply chain, focusing across demand planning, S&OP processes as well as logistics analysis including KPI dashboards, WMS reporting and performance analytics.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure optimal use of the ordering template with a view of maximising direct extraction and upload from ERP systems
  • Liaise with commercial teams to ensure a balanced use of historical demand, new trends and forward forecasting to ensure items ordered maintain appropriate stock levels to meet anticipated demand
  • Generate PO's for suppliers with a view of improving Line Order Fill Rates whilst ensuring the achievement of budget stock targets
  • Deliver an overall operational plan for volume, stockholding, and labour balancing service delivery with cost to serve
  • Ensure data clarity for decision making on inbound and outbound volume requirements/capability
  • Identify supply chain and stock holding trends adversely affecting the integrity of site service, capacity, and the potential impact on customers
  • Complete control checks within all areas of the warehouse to verify operational performance and to identify / minimise risk
  • Make an active and effective contribution to the implementation of the WMS system
  • Ensure the administration of the warehouse management system consistently meets the operational & customer expectations
  • Work with the warehousing team to drive service efficiencies

Key Skills

  • Strong demand planning background, ideally in a business with manual processes and non-systemised S&OP
  • E2E supply chain experience, across demand planning to warehouse/ logistics functions including intake, dispatch and labour resource planning
  • WMS experience, and ideally experience having been involved in system implementations/ projects
  • Exception reporting, with ability to translate & articulate data into meaningful change across Supply Chain/ Logistics
  • Experience using Google Analytics, Power BI, Microsoft Excel

£35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

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