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Demand Planner

Location

On Site

Department

Sales Support Team

Closing Date

30/04/2024

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an experienced Demand Planner to join our Stock Control team. You will be managing the expectations of the customer, whilst working closely with planning, transport, and production to ensure that stocks are kept at an acceptable level.
We are one of the UK’s leading cardboard box manufacturers and we are also proud to be independent and family-run. Investment is an ongoing activity for us, in both our people and our operations. We are committed to the personal and professional development of our employees by offering numerous employee benefits. All of this is part of continuing our growth and success as a business.

If you want a career that can offer progression, opportunities to learn new skills and to work with some great people, we would love to hear from you!

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the total product supply chain from forecasting to discontinuation of products, with the main focus being customer service and achievement of stock availability targets.
  • You will manage and nurture your own customer base. This will involve maintaining service levels through excellent communication skills when liaising with suppliers, customers, and internal departments, ensuring stock holding targets are constant.
  • Monitoring and reporting on slow moving stock so that appropriate action can be taken quickly and effectively. You will also need to make sure the right stock is in the right place at the right time.
  • Adopting a highly logical approach will be crucial in this role, as you will need to interrogate any stock discrepancies and investigate through to resolution.

Skills Required

  • At least 2 years’ experience within a demand planner or forecasting role.
  • Experience of managing a number of relationships both internally and externally.
  • Understanding of end-to-end supply chain.
  • Defining and implementing process improvements.
  • Excellent team worker, but equally adept at working alone.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
What can we offer you:
  • Free on-site parking with electric charging ports available.
  • Fantastic on-site canteen with dining area and a large selection of food to buy on-site.
  • Life Insurance for all employees.
  • Employee Assistance Platforms with Spectrum Life and MetLife – these include counselling services, well-being and digital gym platforms, as well as a huge benefits and discounts section.
  • Free Corporate Pure Gym membership.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Fresh fruit delivered daily and is free for all employees.
  • Monthly free food events.
  • 2 days per year of employer supported volunteering for every employee.
  • Talks by key speakers, which so far have included Jamie Peacock and Luke Ambler.

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SUSTAINABILITY
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responsibilities seriously
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We strive to ensure our entire supply chain is as sustainable as possible, beginning with the use of fully FSC®-certified materials for our products and concluding with our fuel-efficient transport fleet, supporting the Circular Economy, and helping our customers meet their environmental goals.