Demand Planner.

Langley/ permanent / 42000

Position: Demand Planner

Overview: My client is a global market leader in their industry, and they are currently seeking an experienced Demand Planner to join their team. This is a hybrid role that demands a mix of analytic and interpersonal skills, requiring the ability to influence decisions and collaborate across various organizational functions. The Demand Planner must be adaptable, detail-oriented, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate with relevant departments to identify and address any excess stock
  • Collaborate with Central colleagues to maintain IT systems and processes for optimal supply to customers
  • Forecast short-term demand for A and B articles
  • Continuously monitor forecast accuracy to improve demand planning processes and meet supply chain targets
  • Utilize lost order information to enhance demand forecast accuracy
  • Monitor and adjust forecasts based on sales and order book data on a daily/weekly basis
  • Regularly review forecasted articles and align with Central targets
  • Analyze stock levels compared to customer orders, direct shipment orders, and market demands
  • Maintain adequate stock levels in the Regional Distribution Center (RDC) based on agreed parameters with Local and Central Demand Management
  • Develop a flagging system to identify and address market availability issues
  • Follow up on out-of-range or slow-moving items in local RDCs and take necessary actions in consultation with local management
  • Maintain inventory styles in the Material and Demand Analysis (MADA) system according to local Demand Management criteria
  • Participate in the annual sales budget process
  • Prioritize execution based on European shortages according to instructions from Master Data Management (MDM)

Key Skills:

  • Background in supply chain, inventory management, or related fields
  • Skills in forecasting, procurement, supply chain management, vendor management, and strong analytical capabilities
  • Proficiency in SAP and other ERP systems, as well as strong computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong communication skills to lead discussions and present forecasts
  • Analyzing problems, identifying needs, and presenting effective solutions

How to Apply: If you possess the required skills and experience for this hybrid Demand Planner role and are eager to contribute to a global market leader, please apply now!

Thank you. Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.