Demand Planner - Immediate Start

  • Location
    Burgess Hill, West Sussex
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Contractor
  • External Reference
    JN-012020-116863
  • Salary
    13.5 £ - 14.5 £ / Hour

JOB TITLE: Demand Planner


LOCATION: Burgess Hill


HOURS: 37.5 Hours


SHIFTS: 8:30am-4:30pm/9am-5pm Monday to Friday


RATE: £13.50 - £14.50 per hour


Responsible for developing demand forecasts, managing inventory health, driving continuous improvement of forecasts, and facilitating inventory consensus on across sales, operations, and procurement through the SIOP process for a particular buying Commodity Group. This position involves a high level of interaction with a variety of business functions.


Duties include:



  • Creates and develops 24 month rolling forecast using historical sales, market trends, and judgemental input.

  • Manages inventory levels, identifies exceptions, and develops resolutions to large variances to these levels in order to escalate or take corrective action.

  • Monitors inventory health for the assigned Customer group to ensure optimal customer service and high on time delivery percentage.

  • Prepare data and material for weekly planning meeting with buyers and Sales.

  • Accountable for the following metrics for the assigned Customer group: inventory health, on time delivery, purchasing past due, and forecast accuracy.

  • Assist the Supply Planners to balance supply and demand for commodity buyer assigned parts

  • Complexity of Assignments:

  • Assigned a Customer Group/Sales Team to manage and ensure correct Demand Forecast in planning system

  • Responsible for running the SIOP process for Customer Group

  • Performs other duties as requested, directed or assigned

  • Travel to other Sales offices or Customers within Europe (10% of time)


About You:



  • Knowledge of key demand planning and inventory performance metrics, turns, margin contributions

  • Excellent computer skills and extensive data analysis skills especially in Excel and Access

  • Understands all elements of the supply chain process, and understands the information flow throughout demand and supply planning process

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience in forecasting, supply planning, or similar Supply Chain role preferred

  • Understands the mechanics of or has used packaged supply chain planning software

  • Experience with aggregating and summarizing large amounts of historical data and identifying trends or problems

  • Experience with basic ERP system functionality

  • SQL skills preferred

  • Significant relevant knowledge of service parts uniqueness


Additional Information:



  • This is a Temporary Contract position for 3 months

  • Working hours are 8.30-4.30pm/9am-5pm Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week

  • £13.50 - £14.50 per hour


Next steps:



  • Apply today, the client is looking for someone to interview and start immediately!


While working for Office Angels you will receive up to 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) pension and additional benefits such as eye care vouchers, retail discounts and incentives/competitions.


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