Demand & Supply Planner

4 days left

Location
York
Salary
GBP20000 - GBP23000 per annum +
Posted
27 Mar 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Ref
13908568/001
Contact
Ben Dean
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Job Level
Planner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An ideal opportunity for a Jr Planner with statistical forecasting experience looking for a progressive and challenging career within an active and growing online retail environment.

Client Details

A leading UK brand with an exceptional track record of yearly growth.

Description

  • Manage a portfolio of products and analyse global demand history for each SKU using a statistical demand and supply planning system called Futurmaster.
  • Review monthly forecast errors and apply corrective measures to avoid stockout/overstock.
  • Ensure an appropriate statistical model and parameters are applied to increase forecast accuracy across the portfolio.
  • Liaise with marketing team to ensure that all stock requirements for the various planned promotions are captured accurately, in accordance with production and delivery leadtime.
  • Maintain a 3-month SKU Level rolling forecast for key suppliers based on available stock and account for promotional requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for multi-site stock optimisation.
  • Raise Supplier Purchase orders and Intersite Transfers with accurate and efficient data entry.
  • Monitor stock and open orders to address any shortfalls with alternative supply.
  • Proactively monitor products to identify priorities of critical items to ensure a high level of customer service, whilst actively preventing stock obsolescence.
  • Develops and executes purchase plans at least cost to capitalise on margin saving.
  • Work with Logistics Co-ordinator and other planners to prioritise deliveries.
  • Support new product launches and initial stock order placement with suppliers.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and IT projects to improve availability, reduce cost and obsolescence.

Profile

  • A-level/equivalent in Science, Maths, or other numerate discipline
  • Highly numerate and experienced using data from multiple resources for analytics
  • Minimum 2 years Demand Planning and ERP experience in comparable industry
  • IT literate with strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Office Packages
  • Confident and concise communicator
  • Attention to detail, with an organised methodical approach
  • High degree of understanding of the end-to-end Supply Chain Planning processes

Job Offer

An ideal opportunity for a Jr Planner with statistical forecasting experience looking for a progressive and challenging career within an active and growing online retail environment.

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