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Demand PlannerBarringtons Recruitment Group
About the CompanyOur client is a global FMCG company who distribute products enjoyed on a daily basis and continually adding value to the quality of life to people all over the world. Their brand names are iconic and well recognised in the FMCG market. As such, this business requires a candidate who believes they stand out in this field.
About the RoleThe role will have the responsibility for forecasting Demand requirements using SAP APO. Generate plans to effectively manage demand requirements for relevant business division product portfolios across short and long term horizons Re-plan the plan quantitatively across an agreed rolling horizon Analyse Sales and Forecasts to compare performance against the plan and improve overall integrated business plan Produce relevant reports and lead the Demand Review Meetings Monitor and measure actual sales performance vs forecasts including product launches and promotions Apply statistical analysis to provide insights, trends, anomalies, variables and make recommendations to ensure the availability of stock to meet the demand plan Collaborate with other departments to align demand with supply. Skills & ExperienceOverall your communication (both written and verbal) and analytical skills will be strong along with your interpersonal skills.
You'll have a proven background in managing the Demand Planning function across the business. Experience in working with SAP APO is essential as is strong Excel skills.The successful candidate will have; Degree qualification in a related field or APICS qualifications 2-5 years of experience in Demand Planning, ideally within FMCG / Pharma / Healthcare SAP APO experience and Advanced Excel Positive can-do attitude High level analytical skills Ability to thrive in a high pressure environment Culture & BenefitsThis role offers a great opportunity to 'make a difference' whilst simultaneously enhancing your career prospects.
The successful candidate can look forward to working in a supportive and friendly team and receive a competitive remuneration package. There is potential for this contract role to become permanent.Want to know more? Apply today.