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  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:

    chantal.partridge@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CP2505_1601640945

Demand Manager

A fantastic opportunity for a Demand Manager has arisen in a fast paced FMCG company based in Staffordshire. This role will be responsible overall Demand Plans and forecasting, managing service level performance, budgets and being a main port of call for customers and the rest of the Supply Chain.

Candidates will have previous experience within Demand Planning as a Demand Planner, Senior Demand Planner, Forecasting Manager and have wider Supply Chain experience as in Inventory and Forecasting.

Role responsibilities of the Demand Manager:

  • Work with management, inventory, supply chain and sales teams in demand planning operations.
  • Identify demand forecast risks and develop effective mitigation plans.
  • Develop demand plan based on business trends and demand patterns and troubleshoot demand related issues in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Develop annual budgets
  • Maintain training materials and organize trainings to team members.
  • Schedule and lead forecast review meetings with management on regular basis.
  • Maintain demand planning processes to improve forecast accuracy.
  • Coordinate and execute demand planning activities.
  • Update forecasts for new products, seasonal products, discounts, promotions.
  • Coordinate with inventory team to monitor and maintain optimal inventory levels.
  • Analyse Market and product trends in conjunction with Segment/channel teams to determine yearly sales/dispatch forecast.
  • Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.
  • Deliver "Best in Class" local forecast accuracy per channel and per vendor.
  • Ensure life-cycle management of all devices is adhered to
  • Partner with the Customer Directors

Person Specification of the Demand Manager:

  • 5 years' experience in FMCG industry, in a Supply Chain planning/forecasting role or role
  • Experience in using SAP
  • Microsoft Excel Intermediate or higher
  • Exceptional analytical skills. Ability to interpret complex information.
  • End-to-end understanding of Supply chain

Salary

Up to £35,000

Candidates will have previous experience within Demand Planning as a Demand Planner, Senior Demand Planner, Forecasting Manager and have wider Supply Chain experience as in Inventory and Forecasting.

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