Demand Planner (SGUK549)

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
Supply Chain
Location
UK - Grimsby
Job Advert Description

Survitec are looking for a Demand Planner who will plan activity within the region, ensuring the sales and operational planning process is supported with a clear view of customer demand. The successful candidate will employ appropriate data driven modelling techniques to deliver accurate and timely demand forecasts and provide insight and recommendations to supply chain stakeholders to inform operational decisions

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Delivers effective demand planning for a significant region within Survitec in line with accepted modelling practices and tools 
  • Generates regular and timely trend analyses, insights and business recommendations, feeding these into the  local sales and operational planning process to drive optimum availability
  • Communicates demand information to a range of internal and external stakeholders, including internal and third part manufacturing partners 
  • Carries out regular and timely risk assessment for the demand and supply planning function;  identifies, manages and mitigates demand related business risk effectively and appropriately 
  • Manages day to day delivery of relevant information into the S&OP process and to relevant suppliers (internal and third party)
  • Delivers accurate and timely demand information into the regional sales and operational planning process, monitoring and revising demand plans reflect current customer demand 
  • Collects and analyses the key cost drivers, market dynamics and issues, areas of innovation and alternative suppliers for Survitec Supply Chain
  • Reviews existing operations in own area of work and implements innovation processes to generate new ideas and ensure continuous improvements are delivered
  • Resolves queries from internal or external customers or suppliers by providing information on complex processes and related policies, referring to others where necessary for interpretation of policy
  • Contributes to stakeholder engagement through identifying stakeholders, finding out their needs, issues and concerns, and reacting to these by creating and conveying information to promote understanding and commitment
  • Creates an environment where everyone in the team can live the Survitec Values
  • Creates an inclusive environment where our people feel valued, appreciated and free to be who they are at work
  • Understands, upholds and contributes to creating a safety-first culture within Survitec. Ensures a safe and healthy working environment
  • Develops own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gains or maintains external professional accreditation where relevant to improve performance and fulfil personal potential. Maintains an in-depth understanding of technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media

Skills:

  • Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Plans and prioritises work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Interprets and applies key financial indicators to make better business decisions
  • Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems
  • Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently
  • Sees ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies
  • Rebounds from setbacks and adversity; works well under pressure and difficult circumstances
  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Educated to University degree level or vocational related equivalent qualification
  • APICS qualifications would be desirable but not essential
  • 2-3 years of general experience enables the role holder to deal with most situations and advise others
  • No formal management experience necessary for this role
Closing Date
16/05/2021

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