Demand Planner

Competitive
Permanent
Dublin
18 Apr 2019
BBBH728158

Do you want to work for one of world's leading food manufacturers?

Are you dynamic, have you good influencing skills?

I am currently looking for a Demand Planner....

Summary of the role

Create an accurate Demand forecast by using the tools and information available.

Drive optimisation of the supply chain and ensures that the needs of our customers & consumers are met.

What you will be doing...

  • Co-pilot to the Sales Team delivering insights and providing expertise on historical / market trends and customer behaviours to influence and increase forecast accuracy

  • Accountable for accurate FY and LT forecast (0-24 months) using insights from Category, Customer and historical forecasting data to feed our S&OP+ business forecast

  • Lead the Demand Planning Process including Demand Planning Meetings by customer for the product segment to support growth, shape agenda and drive strong forecasting accuracy

  • Be accountable for the base forecast by customer & brand format including New Product Introductions and Portfolio Optimisation assumptions

  • Lead collaboration with inventory controllers to optimise our service levels to customers via improved Sales Forecasting Accuracy

  • Lead quarterly Brand Planning Meetings to agree an accurate medium & long term plan reflecting market trends and key levers of growth / decline

What we look for...

˗ Degree
˗ Strong influencing and communication skills
˗ Excellent analytical skills
˗ Planning & organisational skills
˗ Capable of driving change and adapting/ improving current processes
˗ Excellent Presentation Skills

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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