About the Company
Our client is a leading global consumer goods business with a number of iconic brands in their portfolio, supplied through the major retail channels. They pride themselves on innovation, quality and first-class customer service.
About the Role
Reporting through to the National Planning Manager in this stand-alone role, the Demand Planner is responsible for taking ownership over a category of products, driving forecast accuracy and minimising variances whilst taking into account seasonal and promotional activity. The frequency of new production introductions to major retail sales channels will add additional complexity to this process.
The Demand Planner also plays an integral part in the monthly collaborative planning process and will work cross functionally with other teams in sales, marketing, supply planning and operations to ensure sales targets are met, whilst maintaining optimal inventory levels.
Skills & Experience
Ideally tertiary qualified in the supply chain or logistics space, the successful candidate will have prior experience in a forecasting, demand analysis or planning role with an organisation supplying a major retailer. You will have the written and verbal communication skill to influence key stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes and do this both up and down the structure. You will also display and aptitude for working with complex planning systems - ideally SAP - alongside advanced Excel skills.
How to Apply
Click on the APPLY button or contact Luke Gunn on (03) 8613 3556 for a confidential discussion.