Head of Demand Planning

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Burnley, Lancashire | Ref: BBBH22931

£60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Head of Demand Planning
£60,000 - £65,000

Role Profile

Our client is a global manufacturing business with a site in the Burnley area, looking to appoint a new Head of Demand Planning.

The main purpose of this role is to develop and implement robust demand planning processes and to develop an Integrated Planning Process (IBP).

Key responsibilities for this exciting new role will include:

  • Developing all demand planning activities (short, medium and long term) for the wider geographical region
  • Establishing robust relationships with key senior stakeholders to ensure alignment and buy in to the IBP process
  • Driving improvements in forecast accuracy and introducing other continuous improvements to systems and processes
  • Playing a leading role in a new ERP system implementation
  • Working cross functionally with other teams to achieve improved customer service levels
  • Supporting monthly demand reviews
  • Establishing and managing a high performing demand planning team

Skills & Experience

This is a challenging role suitable for candidates that can demonstrate the following:

  • Min. 10 years' experience managing S&OP and demand planning processes within a manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience implementing S&OP / IBP processes
  • Good understanding of demand patterns and forecast models
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Passion for continuous improvements
  • Strong stakeholder management and change management skills with a proven track record of stakeholder engagement at a senior level

Degree level qualification would also be advantageous

Client information

Our client is a global manufacturing business operating from multiple locations across the world. They are going through an exciting period of growth, change and transformation and this role represents an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to make an impact. You will be motivated by the opportunity to drive change and lead process improvements and you will be looking for a company that can offer progression opportunities in the future.


£60,000 - £65,000 + Benefits

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