The demand planning will have a key focus on accurate demand forecasting and a strong S&OP process; promote the Purchasing department in a positive, professional and proficient manner; strive to achieve and exceed personal, departmental and Company targets
The roles and responsibilties of the role will be -
Forecast generation, analysing significant deviations, highlighting missing information and proposing solutions.
Using the Leviton Replenishment model, place regular supplier purchase orders, using detailed analyses and information to support purchase recommendations.
Ensure timely communication of the forecast throughout the business, particularly before S&OP cycle begins.
Proactively seek the information to improve the forecast, and chase through information required to complete the process.
Undertake Root Cause analysis to understand and improve forecast accuracy
Maintain stock availability in line with forecasted sales, checking future stock.
Through regular review of projected stock levels, identify and communicate any potential out of stock issues, highlighting these and potential solutions to the Inventory Controller and Supply Planner.
Working in conjunction with the Inventory Controller to ensure that all product information is current, accurate and communicated to all concerned e.g Cost Prices, Supplier Entity details
The ideal candidate for the role of demand planner will be -
Creative, resourceful and able to think independently
Strong Interpersonal & Stakeholder management skills
Comfortable in using BI and Microsoft Office Tools e.g. Tableau, Excel, ERP/MRP systems to manage data highly desirable
Proven problem solving, planning, forecasting and analytical skills, high standard of numeracy
Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.