Demand Planner (12 month FTC)

  • Location
    Folkestone, Kent
  • Category
    Transport and Logistics - Supply Chain
  • Contract Type
    Contractor
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

Job Title: Demand Planner (50% WFH/50% office)


Location: Folkestone but Hybrid Working


Duration: 12 month FTC


Salary: Call us on 01233 611780 to discuss or message me on Linkedin for full details


Company: A global manufacturing company


Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-4pm


Incredible benefits:



  • 24 days annual leave (you can buy/sell 2 days per year) plus 8 bank holidays

  • 3% discretionary company performance related annual bonus

  • Up to 9% matched contribution pension scheme

  • Health cash plan with healthshield

  • 50% working from home and 50% working in the office


Are you an experienced Demand Planner with an understanding of FMCG? Are you able to maintain forecasting tools and manage data quality to ensure robust predicted demand figures are generated to inform the Sales and Operational planning (S&OP) process?


If the answer is yes - then look no further, we're recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Demand Planner to join our client based in Folkestone, Kent, on a 12 month, fixed-term contract.


Your role will work alongside the Accounts Team, Production Planning and Customer Service's to ensure the latest finished goods demand plan is reflected in SAP and changes are well analysed, to drive system maintenance and forecast accuracy working with distribution partners.


You will maintain the ongoing 12 month forecast for UK business, to support the entry, storage and generation of forecasts and to produce accurate KPIs.


You will maintain the Manugistics system and continuously improve forecast accuracy. Working with a cross-functional team you will make recommendations and ensure that inventory & customer service risks as well as business growth opportunities are highlighted via S&OP so that appropriate business decisions are made.


You will lead improvements to processes and share good practice within the Demand Planning team.


The successful candidate will have:



  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent

  • Previous experience of working as a Demand Planner

  • Experience of SAP, Manugistics and/or appropriate Demand Planning tools

  • Previous experience of managing large SKU portfolios

  • Excellent communication skills - internal & external; written, verbal & presentation

  • A high level of attention to detail and extremely results oriented

  • Good knowledge of MS Office - particularly Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • French Speaking would be an advantage

  • A background in FMCG would be an advantage.


Next steps:


If this sounds like an ideal position for you and you have the experience outlined above, then please apply today.


Please note if your skills match the requirements for the job then you will receive an e-mail from us (remember to check your junk mail). If you do please call us on 01233 611780 ASAP or within 24 hours to discuss the position in further detail with Bonnie (Candidate Manager) or Nicola (Permanent Consultant).


We look forward to receiving your application.

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