Demand Planner

TRC is looking for a strong Demand Planner for a global manufacturer and retailer based in the North East.

This is a dynamic company going through a strong period of significant growth and is looking for agile people to join their team in Cramlington.

  • Specific Responsibilities:
  • Contributing to the Sales and Demand Planning, including forecast and demand planning process across the business units, contributing to the S&OP process and ensuring calendar events are to schedule.
  • Reviewing monthly demand forecast accuracy and responding to critical variances by updating forecasts and reporting to key stakeholders.
  • Establishing Forecasting reports necessary to support the monthly Demand Planning activities.
  • Managing purchase orders – determining optimal supply requirements through the SAP MRP system, placing timely, lot-sized purchase orders on vendors, tracking order supply through to receipt and maintaining accurate dates in SAP.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive vendor relationships.
  • Ensuring the integrity of the SAP material master data system is well maintained – including new product setup, product change management and obsolescence phase-out.
  • Monitoring national inventory levels and purchase expenditures within budget.
  • Supporting the wider Supply Chain team in the successful execution of their duties.

Education and Experience:

  • At least 2-3 years previous experience in a similar Demand Planning role.
  • Recently completed or completing an operations qualification and looking to take the next step in their Planning career.
  • Sound analytical and problem resolution skills to evaluate supply issues and implement corrective actions.
  • High attention to detail and self-drive to optimise product supply and deliver supply chain cost efficiencies.
  • Strong data processing / SKU maintenance / Procurement and Inventory administration skills (SAP MRP desirable).
  • Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks and prioritise the outcomes.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to convey information clearly and develop good working relationships.

For more information please contact Louise

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