Demand Planner

  • Location
    Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Category
    Distribution - Demand Planner
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 34000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Office Angels are currently recruiting for a Demand Planner for our client based in Bracknell.

Role: Demand Planner

Location: Bracknell

Salary: £30,000 to £34,000

The Role:

  • Execute accurate, scheduled daily, weekly, and monthly reports

  • Reconcile report data to ensure data integrity

  • Audit processing errors or bad data points before releasing reports

  • Maintain report contact database

  • Maintain production reports, make approved changes to report data by modifying Teradata SQL, formatting Excel macros, and Access databases

  • Execute on demand processes and reports, adjusts input parameters, data, and formatting prior to execution, and validates report data prior to publishing results

  • Assist in ad-hoc report development and execution

  • Prepare and analyse data for various projects and initiatives, including interpreting and summarising findings

  • Manage and maintain the creation of an accurate demand plan in support of the sales forecast for a defined category of products across the EMEA region

  • Engage with other business functions to create a consensus forecast

  • Deliver forecast accuracy improvements against defined KPI's through collaboration with key stakeholders

  • Validate demand and sign off on the purchasing of large inventory investments for forecasted future run rate demand; set the inventory strategy for such investments and co-ordinate authorisation and the effective supply planning activities

  • Monitor inventory levels and provide mitigation plans and drive actions

  • Develop, analyse, and communicate a monthly, quarterly and annual quantity and revenue forecast to drive a SIOP (Sales Inventory Operations Planning) process

  • Manage the group policy tables in relation to a given category of products to maximise inventory efficiencies through the optimisation of system settings such as safety stock levels, Re-order points etc.

  • Responsible to the business for key inventory measures such as Turn, Stock Health, Inventory provisions and inventory to budget

The ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience within in the distribution industry would be beneficial

  • Ability to follow established processes and schedule to deliver timely and consistent report execution

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including creating and editing macros and utilising other advanced functionality is desirable

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access, including creating basic queries, code, and reports

  • Understanding of relational databases, including creating SQL statements.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of distribution industry, supply chain, purchasing, and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Morgan Lay at or alternatively please apply online.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Morgan Lay