Demand Planner

Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Retail
Salary negotiable
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An excellent opportunity to join a growing manufacturer /distributor to maximise core functionally forecasting and develop accurate statistical forecasts for the business.

  • Champion of forecast accuracy to drive inventory optimisation and reduction processes without compromising stocks availability and service level.
  • Pro-actively investigate forecast accuracy performance, assessing deviations and supporting re-forecasting as appropriate.
  • Undertake the monthly analysis and review of intake planning parameters including the management of Customer Service Standard codes by facility.
  • Assist in managing the stock holding at each site to best meet overall company’s working capital objectives requirements.
  • Improve stock availability and OTIF % in facilities by driving the improvement of forecast accuracy, supporting the Company’s objectives for on time despatch.
  • Review supply constraints, stock levels and excess inventory with relevant departments and agree action plans to support KPI requirements.
  • Generating monthly forecast reports.
  • Build collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders within Marketing, Sales & Commercial and Supply Chain to drive visibility and ownership.
  • Support the wider initiative of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) by aiming to integrate commercial / market intelligence into supply chain operations. Improve ways of incorporating demand data within IMS.
  • Identify slow-moving & obsolete parts and challenge the Commercial teams to manage their phase-out.
  • Proactively identify and implement process, system and data improvements within the Demand Planning function in line with strategic company objectives.

The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of supply chain and demand forecasting processes. Strong analytical and ERP system skills are also required with experience of Microsoft Excel and Access.  

Commutable from Oxford, Banbury, Aylesbury, Marlow, Didcot, Bicester and Swindon

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