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Demand Planner – Southampton – £22,000

Demand Planner – Southampton – £22,000

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Bond Williams
Professional Recruitment

Or client is looking for a Demand Planner to join the busy supply chain team on a fixed term contract. The main aspect of the role is demand management for all products for forecasting and non-forecasting customers.

The successful Demand Planner requires previous demand planning experience, in order to effectively adjust to the demands of the role.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage forecast & orders with customer, sales team and Demand Planners to ensure right product, right time.
  • Regular communication to understand local variances, sales trends and promotions/deals which will impact future demand.
  • Work with Product Manager to manage combined forecast for a product category, ensuring overall forecast is in line with company targets.
  • Primary interface between global supply planning and customers
  • Input into forecast meetings with Senior Managers & Product Managers. Reviewing recommended sales forecast and inventory goals in line with targets
  • Monitor sales vs forecast for all customers and Offices on all products.
  • Challenge over/under sales patterns and suggest/implement forecast changes as required.
  • Work with internal departments to ensure correct dating of orders to avoid unnecessary past-due orders and to manage customer expectations.
  • Review inventory reduction recommendations from Inventory Manager and communicate as necessary, report back to team on action to be taken.
  • Work with Global Supply Chain on production priorities and requirements and dealing with allocations on arrival of goods.
  • Raise purchase orders to ensure supply of third-party materials

Key Skills:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential
  • Flexible and can work in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Forecasting experience desirable.

The working hours for this role are Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm. Please note, this role is a fixed term contract for 15 months.

For more information on this role, please send your CV to [email protected] or alternatively you can apply online.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

Job Overview
Office & Commercial
Offered Salary
Up to £22000 per annum
Job Location
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