Inventory Planner

Essex | Ref: BBBH28790

£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum


Inventory Planner - IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE
4 MONTH CONTRACT
Chelmsford
Salary circa £30,000 pro rata

Role Profile:
Our client is a leading supplier with operations across the UK who is looking for an experience Inventory Planning Manager to join their team. You will have extensive experience of forecasting, planning and material distribution. My client is looking for a strong communicator who has a real drive and enthusiasm for their work. Joining a brilliant team at a fast growing company this is a real opportunity to take full responsibility for a Category and make a difference.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing the overall demand forecasts at multiple levels for the company
  • Review historical sales trends. Gather, analyse and validate data, running the S&OP Process
  • Develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Drive improvement in forecast accuracy
  • Identifying the impact projects will have on the Supply Chain
  • Build and maintain influential relationships with key stakeholders in Sales, Marketing, and Finance departments to understand demand forecast drivers and dampers
  • Coordinate cross-functional analytical activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast models



Skills & Experience

  • Experience in a Demand Planning position or in an Inventory Management role, preferably for an FMCG corporation
  • High level of proficiency in forecasting with an understanding of the financial and operational impacts
  • Strong analysis and presentation skills
  • Advanced Excel
  • Proactive, 'can do' attitude
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain an objective approach when faced with competing priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet short deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a cross functional team and interact with all levels of the business with the forecast process
  • Strong interpersonal skills to motivate, influence and manage others to deliver change and keep an environment positive



Client information
Our client is a leading supplier with operations across the UK.

Remuneration
Salary circa £30,000 pro-rata depending on skills and experience

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