Supply & Demand Planning Manager

Location: Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Luke Gunn

About the Company

Our client is a leading national manufacturer of a range of products used in the fast-moving consumer goods industry. They pride themselves on innovation, durability and operational excellence and have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Supply & Demand Planning Manager to join their Melbourne based supply chain team.

About the Role

Reporting to the General Manager of Operations and leading a team of 3 direct reports, the Supply & Demand Planning Manager and their team are responsible for ensuring that inventory availability meets future customer demand for a complex category of manufactured products. Key accountability includes:


  • Leading monthly demand planning process and ensuring that submitted sales numbers are backed by documented assumptions.
  • Supporting sales and supply chain with weekly analysis of forecast consumption, highlighting abnormal demand and any impact on future plans.
  • Convert the demand plan to an equipment, labour, production and raw materials supply plan for a 18-month period using agreed methodology.
  • Provide analytical support to the sales team with the objective of improving customer service levels, and machine / raw materials forecast accuracy.

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in both a demand and supply or production scheduling capacity, ideally in a fast paced, complex manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in people leadership
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related field such as Transport & Logistics Management.
  • First class stakeholder engagement ability, especially strong in influencing and negotiation skills.

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Luke Gunn on 0401 023 349 for a confidential discussion.