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Demand Planning Manager - Global Food business

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: London, United Kingdom


  • Global food business that is in a massive growth phase

  • Exciting role that will attract the best talent in the market

About Our Client

My client is one of the world's largest FMCG food businesses globally who have continually exceeded its customers' expectations for over 150 years of operation. They are continually growing in the UK and have a number of iconic award winning brands.

Job Description

My client is looking for a Demand Planning Manager UK/IE supporting the markets, by leading the planning team that consists of demand and requirement planners. The primary focus is on driving the long term, volume forecasting aspects of our S&OP process, ensuring stock availability to deliver high Customer Service levels in the short term. Key responsibilities include:

  • Demand & Promo/Activity planning, with the aim to provide a robust, statistically generated base rates at customer level for all SKUs over a rolling 6 months horizon
  • Provide stock management & availability processes to enable 98.5% levels customer service
  • Lead the S&OP meeting
  • Provide a realistic rolling 7-24 months volume forecast to support the S&OP process
  • Obsolete management (avoidance); identify obsolete risks, initiate and follow through required actions to avoid obsoletes

The Successful Applicant

They are seeking specialist Demand Planners who have experience working with large FMCG businesses. Skills & Qualifications include;

  • 6 years of experience in Supply Chain Roles with minimum 3 year of experience in Demand Planning and S&OP/SIOP/IBP process facilitation (including working knowledge of SAP APO).
  • Strong analytical skills: must feel comfortable working with several sources of data and information to identify relevant insights. Data gathering, and quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including business process metrics and measures linking to business KPIs.
  • Strong personal computer skills required, proficiency in the use of excel, including advanced spreadsheet tools.
  • Desirable but not mandatory: mathematical/statistical knowledge, demonstrated capability in modeling, analysis and simulations tools.
  • Strong leadership & communication skills
  • Demonstrated success in process and/or tools improvements initiatives. Continuous improvement mindset.

What's on Offer

On offer;

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent bonus
  • 25 days holidays
  • Private healthcare
  • Multi-billion turnover FMCG business
 
 
 
 
 
 





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