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Demand Planner

  • Location

    Cheshire, England

  • Sectors:

    Planning, Scheduling & Forecasting, Supply Chain Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Adam Metcalf

  • Contact email:

    adammetcalf@coretalent.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    35

  • Salary low:

    25

  • Ref:

    25676/001_1570550868

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-07

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Adam Metcalf

Demand Planner

Cheshire / Merseyside

12 Month Contract

£Negotiable Rates

Core Talent are currently looking for an experienced Demand Planner to join a manufacturing customer of ours based in the Cheshire area. The assignment is available on an initial 12 month contract.

THE ROLE:

You will be responsible for the delivery of reliable and accurate forecasts for all business and resource planning purposes.

KEY DUTIES:

  • Manage the clients forecasting system ensuring all data is accurate and up to date

  • Work in line with the companies' global forecasting cycle

  • Ensure that the forecast is accurately uploaded into the operating system

  • Manage and execute adhoc forecast adjustments outside of the normal S&OP calendar

  • Support the various product lines via the preparation and issuing of various forecasting reports

  • Assist the management team by reviewing forecast accuracy

  • Liaise with the sales teams when demand deviations are identified

  • Minimise damaged and aged inventory on site

  • Support the planning teams in the identification and resolution of planning issues

  • Deputise for management during various meetings (sales reviews / S&OP reviews / product management reviews) as and when required

THE PERSON:

Based out of the clients Cheshire based manufacturing facility, the ideal Demand Planner will have the following skills and experience:

  • Strong track record operating in a demand planning capacity within manufacture

  • Comfortable working with ERP systems and Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent communication skills

  • An understanding of the S&OP process would be advantageous

THE COMPANY:

There may be the possibility of further work beyond the initial contract if the assignment goes well.