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Demand Planner

  • Location

    Cheshire, England

  • Sectors:

    Planning, Scheduling & Forecasting, Supply Chain Management

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  • Salary:

    £25 - £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Adam Metcalf

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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    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.


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


  • 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


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


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