Demand Planner - 12 Months' FTC
You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing c. 11,500 colleagues across 16 manufacturing sites we supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.
Greencore Northampton is currently looking for a Demand Planner to be based at our client’s office in Central London to create accurate demand forecasts and orders, predict, manage and process customer requirements, predicting and processing customer requirements.
Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday, 8am - 4.30pm (with Saturday & Sunday cover one weekend a month).
What you'll be doing
- Maintain the forecasting tool and manage data quality and analysis to ensure a robust demand plan is generated to inform the Sales and Operations Planning process.
- Weather analysis onto the forecast to provide insight at both product and category level to enhance business planning and range optimisation.
- Work collaboratively with the customer and commercial teams to ensure continuous improvement in the demand management process and agreed KPI’s.
- Build and maintain effective and dynamic relationships with the customer category supply chain team to support delivery of the category operating plan
What we’re looking for
- Understanding of planning process.
- Short shelf life product experience within a retail environment.
- FMCG Knowledge/have experience of working in a fast paced seasonal environment.
- Worked with multiple range of SKUs; both short and long lead time.
- Attention to detail.
- Analytical thinking.
- Computer Literacy including advanced Excel knowledge & bespoke forecasting tools experience – Intermediate.
If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.
What you’ll get in return
- Competitive salary and job-related benefits
- Pension up to 8% matched
- Company share save scheme
- Greencore Qualifications
- Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.