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Demand Planning Manager in Chichester, West Sussex

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Location

Chichester, West Sussex

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Demand Planning Manager
Chichester
Permanent

ARM are delighted to be supporting one of our clients in Chichester with the Recruitment of a Demand Planning Manager on a permanent basis.

The Demand Planning Manager is responsible for ensuring all elements of the Supply of finished products to the companies' customers is achieved in an accurate manager.

The Role:

* Ensure that all work carried out is completed with the full awareness of you and your colleague's health and safety.
* Ownership of all customers forecasts and effective management of forecast maintenance across the group planning teams.
* Provide and implement strategies that minimize stock outages through improved ordering, scheduling, and detailed trend analysis.
* Achievement of agreed KPI's and metrics such as Forecast Accuracy, OTIF, Service Levels, Stock availability, Stock Holding expenditure targets in line with budget.
* Collaboration across the operational planning teams to develop an integrated supply operations planning process.
* Develop and manage relationships internally and externally.
* Ownership of relationships with our customers Purchasing and Quality.
* Collaborate with the logistics/transport and customer inbound teams to ensure inbound deliveries.
* Proactively encourage and identify continuous improvement to the Planning function, identify opportunities for process change and be responsible for their effective implementation.

Requirements:

* Proven experience of demand planning (minimum 3 years).
* Industry experience in an FMCG/Retail environment/Food environment, Customer supply and chain operations.
* Experience of managing an operational end to end supply chain.
* Process driven with evidence of change management and continual improvement.
* Ability to build and maintain customer relationships and ensure customer stays at the heart of our business.
* Excellent communication skills to effectively liaise across multiple departments, customers, and key stakeholders.
* Excellent people management skills.
* Self-motivating with an eye for detail and accuracy and be able to work to deadlines.
* Problem solver, analytical thinker.

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Disclaimer:

This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 123120_1711035914
Date posted 21 March 2024

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