Demand Planner - Intern - Office based

Weybridge Permanent
  • Are you a curious indvidual looking for experince in demand planninG
  • Do you want to be part of a global brand ?

About Our Client

At LG, we deliver products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make "Life Good" - from home appliances, consumer electronics to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realise our growth strategies.

We strongly believe that our people's competitive spirit, proactive leadership, and expertise helps drive the company forward. As such, LG is the right place for you if:You are a smart cookie. You like to dig into the data and find creative solutions.You are motivated and driven. You thrive on a challenge and want to be No. 1.You are a people person. You like helping people out and you want to understand where they're coming from.You're honest and you will speak up (politely, of course!), but you do it because you care and because it's the right thing to do.

Job Description

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Forecast process set-up & improvement
  • Working in conjunction with Order Desk Management, Sales & Supply Chain Managers to develop, progressively improve daily operations and supporting the main demand planner.
  • Statistical Forecasting & Data Analysis
  • Build on collaborative working relationships with key customers to drive forecast accuracy, process improvements, free flow of information and generally enhance Sales Management, Supplier & Customer working relations.
  • Weekly S&OP meeting with Product Management and sales teams.
  • Reporting
  • Ensure regular review and reporting of progress to Demand Planning Manager, Sales Head and European Supply Chain of progress in realisation of all relevant KPI's, identify bottlenecks and recommendation of appropriate remedial action.

The Successful Applicant

* Highly Proficient in using Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, V-lookups, formulas) and confident using new systems
* Strong analytical skills
* Ability to work assertively to debate/challenge forecasts or tackle issues and reach a consensus between all parties
* Logical common sense and proactive approach to problem solving
* Good presentation skills
* Excellent organisational and administration skills & attributes
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Team Player
* Highly focused and capable of sustaining a fast pace in a dynamic environment
* Completer finisher - able to be resilient to drive issues through to a successful customer focused solution

What's on Offer

* 25 Days' Annual Leave (+ Public Holidays)
* Subsidised Cafeteria

Mel Purdy
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Inventory Management
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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