Demand Planner

Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Rebecca Overall

About the business
Our client is a renowned and rapidly growing FMCG company, manufacturing leading fast growing consumer products found throughout the grocery, mass and pharmacy channels. With a culture committed to development and flexibility and emphasis on product quality, innovation and service, they are positioned to continue to dominate the Australian market and further expand into global markets. Now, as a result of growth, there is a newly created opportunity for a Demand Planner to join the team.

About the role
Due to continued business growth, there is now a requirement for a dedicated Demand Planner to join the team. Reporting into the Sales Director, you will be responsible for driving S&OP processes and improved planning and inventory activities for all local and international trade channels. You will drive both statistical and consensus based forecasting across a broad SKU range and considerable NPD.

Key duties will include
* Maintain and lead a robust S&OP process
* Collaboration with sales and marketing teams on forecasted sales
* Maintain baseline forecasts on a weekly basis for all SKUs
* Supporting the NPD process and consulting on stock position
* Work closely with production team to ensure ordering is aligned to forecast
* Deliver an improvement in inventory level position

Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate will have proven Demand Planning experience, within the FMCG or Consumer goods industries and display advanced Microsoft Excel skills. You will also possess a track record of success in the implementation of improved planning process, and ideally had some exposure to local and international channels including grocery and pharmacy.

How to apply
Click on the APPLY button or contact Rebecca Overall on 03 8613 3527 for a confidential discussion regarding the role.