Demand & Supply Planner EMEA

Location Chesterfield

Salary £32000 per annum

Sector Supply Chain & Procurement

Job Type Permanent

Hours Full Time

Date Listed 30/04/2021

Reference LM-18905

Demand & Supply Planner EMEA – Chesterfield - £32,000 + Bonus

Chase & Holland are proud to be working with an international market leading business based in Chesterfield who are currently recruiting a Demand & Supply Planner to join their growing team.
These newly created roles are accountable for forecasting activities associated with customers and products and the subsequent effectiveness of inventory across the EMEA region with a key focus on maximising the return on investment and service to customers. The purpose of the role is to build a forward visibility of future customer requirements and set policies to guide purchasing decisions and control to achieve overall inventory to targets.

Demand & Supply Planner EMEA Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for supporting 22 countries and 15 stocking locations
  • Manage and maintain the creation of an accurate demand plan in support of the sales forecast for a defined category of products across the EMEA region
  • Engage with other business functions to create a consensus forecast
  • Deliver forecast accuracy improvements against defined KPI’s through collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Validate demand and sign off on the purchasing of large inventory investments for forecasted future run rate demand; set the inventory strategy for such investments and co-ordinate authorisation and the effective supply planning activities
  • Monitor Inventory levels and provide mitigation plans and then drive actions when necessary
  • Develop, analyse and communicate a monthly, quarterly and annual quantity and revenue forecast to drive a S&OP process
  • Manage the group policy tables in relation to a given category of products to maximise inventory efficiencies through the optimisation of system settings such as safety stock levels, Re-order points etc
  • Responsible to the business for key inventory measures such as Turn, Stock Health, Inventory provisions and inventory to budget
Key Requirements and Preferences:

  • Strong technical Demand/Supply Planning experience required
  • Experience of S&OP principles and methods (highly desirable)
  • Experience of project lead demand planning (desirable)
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Access, Power BI and data manipulation skills with the demonstrated ability to process into tangible outputs, recommendations and actions
  • Sound commercial and business acumen
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to create and deliver presentations to stakeholders
  • Flexibility to travel internationally
Hours of work - 38.5 hours per week (Flexible)

In return you’ll receive:

  • Generous bonus schemes
  • Development opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • 22 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Development and progression opportunities
  • Free onsite parking
If you are interested in finding out about this exciting Demand & Supply Planner EMEA opportunity, click ‘apply now'.
Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR and IT recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces.
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