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About the Role
As our Demand Planner you will be responsible for delivering accurate, timely and efficient sales volume forecasts and resultant demand plans, delivering in excess of the agreed forecast accuracy targets. You will also develop processes to improve forecast accuracy and understanding to help drive lower costs through reducing working capital, utilising factories capacity and improve Customer Service Levels.
You'll work closely with sales and commercial teams to agree weekly and monthly volume forecasts so that targets can be achieved or bettered, driving lower supply chain costs and develop independent views of the forecast where appropriate to challenge the status quo.
You'll have a few years of industry experience in a forecasting / planning planning role and be looking to take the next step in your Supply Chain career. You'll be a capable process influencer and a demonstrable team player. You will be results orientated and work with integrity.
Salary & Benefits
The salary for this role is competitive and dependent on experience. We also offer an annual bonus incentive and a good company pension scheme, as well as 2x basic salary life assurance plus 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays.
Who are we?
Our drinks on every table. That's the Refresco vision. We're thirsty for more and growing fast which is why we recently invested £1.25 billion in expanding our global manufacturing footprint making us the largest independent bottler of soft drinks and fruit juices in the world. We currently produce 12 billion litres from 59 manufacturing plants in 12 countries and we’re only just getting started…
Our UK Business unit has six manufacturing plants providing a great place to work for 1800 employees producing private label soft drinks and fruit juices for all the leading retailers including Tesco, ASDA, Morrison’s, Sainsburys, ALDI and Lidl. We also manufacture for branded customers such as Innocent, Ocean Spray, Weetabix, Del Monte and Um Bongo. Whether it’s packed in Cartons, PET, Aseptic PET or Cans, we ensure that our products are not only manufactured to the highest quality standards but they get where they need to be when they need to get there to meet the needs of our high profile customers