As a Supply Chain Demand Planner, you will be a key member of the Supply Chain department. The Supply Chain team is a vibrant team, which is at the heart of the business and is fundamental to its success. You will be reporting directly to the Supply Chain Global Demand Manager; however, you will also have exposure to other senior members of the business when presenting your project plans, data analysis and recommendations. You are responsible for multiple facility demand forecasts across our product range as part of the S&OP monthly process, improved forecast accuracy, demand pattern analysis and ultimately generating a plan that sets the volume and mix needs of our customers in manufacturing and sourcing. As part of your core responsibility you will be required to calculate and analyse global demand trends with detailed explanations and recommendations. You will also be required to support the S&OP process utilising our sophisticated Demand Planning tool, complimented with your Excel and presentation skills.
Your contribution will be key to our continued success and ability to develop our customer experience strategy.
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
Support global teams to achieve corporate supply chain performance targets focused on demand trend analysis, forecast accuracy and error understanding to improved our order-to-delivery results.
Creation and maintenance of demand pattern data, identifying global patterns and product mix through collaboration with cross functional teams.
Working effectively with diverse, multi-functional teams to apply the supply chain planning process and leading team efforts to develop manufacturing and supply plans for the facilities while ensuring that excellent customer service is maintained.
Gathering and analysing data on facility demand and demand variability seen from our markets.
Developing insightful summaries to effectively communicate and collaborate with Finance, Commercial, Operations and Material planning functions.
Drive improvements in forecasting accuracy and visibility using our new Cloud based Demand Forecasting Tool and shape its embedding into our business.
Ensure all NPI and EOL projects are implemented and executed with zero impact on the customer experience.
Measure, monitor and report on actual vs forecast accuracy, trends and patterns to generate improved understanding of our customer.
Review customer activity in collaboration with the Commercial function, providing feedback on historic activity and identifying opportunities to ensure that future customer experience is improved.
Creation of regular KPI and Metric reports within the Demand Management function.
Support and contribute to the monthly S&OP cycle of meetings and reviews in line with global strategy.
Skills and Experience:
Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:
Experience and knowledge of forecasting concepts and tools
High level of experience in demand forecasting activities and analytics.
Experience and knowledge of supply chain principles, specifically those applied to demand forecasting in a pull manufacturing environment.
Communication skills to effectively support and drive supply chain forecasting improvements to make the best use of available capacity and resources.
Ability to design and deploy dynamic forecasting systems in a highly productive environment with minimal disruption to the customer experience.
Five to seven years of demand forecasting supply chain experience.
Experience in the development and deployment of Supply Chain processes.
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