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Demand Planner

Job Title: Demand Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shepton Mallet
Salary: 25000 - 32000
REF: JR11211
Contact Name: Jo Richardson
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

  • Do you have a background in Demand Planning with a Food Manufacturing business?
  • Is your experience working with the major supermarkets?
  • Have you worked with products that are highly seasonal?

If so, we’d love to hear from you as our client based in Somerset is looking to recruit a Demand Planner. This is a brand new role in the organisation so there are huge opportunities to develop this role and raise your profile within the business.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Create statistical forecasts which are then used across the wider business.
  • Review sales plans, customer finance Budget Updates or Latest Estimates, and demand drivers.
  • Work collaboratively with the Sales Team on future demand projections, challenging where necessary to drive accuracy of sales forecast.
  • Provide input to volume planning, working with Stock Control and Production Planning.
  • Maintain demand planning system and software.
  • Prepare and maintain relevant reports for use within Supply Chain as well as across the wider business.


The Successful Candidate:

  • Experience of Demand Planning and long term forecasting in the food and / or drinks industry is essential.
  • Previous experience of working collaboratively with the sales team to manage customer requirements.
  • Experience of dealing with the major multiples is required.
  • Highly competent in Excel with advanced IT skills.
  • Able to prioritise and work to deadlines.
  • A preference of working with products that are heavily promoted or highly seasonal.

Salary: £25,000 - £32,000

Job Reference: JR11211