Interim Demand Planner

Day rate negotiable
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Lucy Stokes
Contract Type
A specialist FMCG food company are now seeking an Interim Demand Planner to join their HQ in the Camberley area for initially up to 3 months whilst they recruit a permanent repalcement.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the successful Interim Demand Planner will be responsible for UK demand planning and management of the S&OP processes. The role will encompass collating data from a variety of sources in order to improve the accuracy of demand forecasts helping the business to identify potential opportunities for growth and align inventory levels with peaks and troughs.

The successful Interim Demand Planner will have extensive Demand and S&OP planning experience within a food or FMCG environment, SAP experience would also be beneficial.

 Key responsibilities of the Interim Demand Planner include:

- Delivering a reliable volume forecast  to achieve industry relevant service levels with minimal inventory levels
- Facilitate the monthly S&OP process
- Identify risks, opportunities, constraints with plans and identify/initiate solutions
- Cross functional working with the commercial and NPD teams
- Finalise NPD pipeline volumes
- Managing and working with the relevant forecasting system
- Achieve consistent, reliable, Forecast Accuracy
- Ensure service Level is at industry benchmarks as a minimum and meets internal metrics
- Minimise and drive down costs associated with write-offs

Application via CV


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