Supply/Demand Planner

West Midlands Permanent
  • Join my clients global business and help them on their growth plan!
  • A culture of progression, development and support awaits in this FMCG role

About Our Client

  • The company is a large-scale FMCG organisation headquartered in West Midlands.
  • With a substantial team of dedicated professionals, the company prides itself on its commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.
  • The organisation operates in a fast-paced and competitive industry, consistently delivering top-tier products to a wide range of customers.

Job Description

  • Contribute to the procurement and supply chain team's success in the FMCG industry.
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure the successful implementation of supply chain plans.
  • To analyse and track sales forecasts at customer and product level while acting as the conduit between sales and purchasing
  • Be able to identify variances in actual demand vs planned demand and to make informed changes to forecasts and supply chain plans to minimise shortages and overstocks.
  • Plan Stock Inventory and place Purchase Orders with Suppliers as necessary to maintain appropriate stock cover.
  • Consult with Logistics, Suppliers and Shipping Agents as required to ensure Purchase Orders are delivered on time.
  • Support Warehouse and Sales teams in delivering 100% order fulfilment whilst minimising over stocks.
  • Identify over stocks and consult with Sales to develop plans for sale.
  • Communicate to Sales, Procurement and Inventory teams potential stock shortages and excess stock.
  • 8Manage day to day communication with stock control and to visit the warehouse when required.

The Successful Applicant

A successful Supply/Demand Planner should have:

  • Proven experience in supply chain/demand planning in the FMCG Food industry.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in supply chain management software, including excel.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with various teams.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

What's on Offer

  • An attractive salary range depending on experience
  • The opportunity to work in a thriving FMCG manufacturing business
  • A supportive and collaborative work culture.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • The chance to contribute to a team of dedicated professionals in Procurement & Supply Chain.

We encourage all candidates to apply for this rewarding Supply Chain/Demand Planner role.

Olly Warrington
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8701

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Demand Planning
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
West Midlands
Contract type
Consultant name
Olly Warrington
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8701
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