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  • Location

    City and District of St. Albans

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £42000.00 - £46000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lili Beres

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Demand Planner

A fantastic opportunity for a Demand Planner to join a well-known FMCG organisation - who are more than just a food company. This permanent position is based in St Albans, on a hybrid basis, with 3 days a week working in the office, and 2 days working from home!

The successful candidate will experience in working within the FMCG or food industry and has experience in creating short terms and long terms plans and forecasts.

Role responsibilities of the Demand Planner:

  • Own the demand planning process for all customers - working with sales to ensure an accurate 12 month rolling forecasts for all SKUs and markets.
  • Play a key role in the budgeting process alongside the sales team.
  • Lead monthly forecasting meetings with account managers.
  • Generate long term forecast (2 years) to guide future Supply Chain strategy.
  • Develop collaborative forecasting processes with key customers to improve FA/BIAS targets.
  • Work with the sales and supply chain teams to develop improved forecasting systems and processes.
  • Actively identify continuous improvement projects across the entire supply chain to support team objectives, including service and cost.

Person specification of the Demand Planner:

  • Degree educated in any subject area.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Experience with SAP/IBP preferred, but not essential.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to stakeholders of all levels.
  • Confident in analysing data.

The reward:

  • A competitive salary of up to £46,000 depending on experience.
  • Bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working

This role will be well suited to you if you have previously had a role within supply chain as a demand planner, supply planner, supply chain planner or S&OP planner.