Demand Planner

Job Type Commercial
Transport / Warehouse / Logistics
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 20/12/2018
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term - 12 Months
Salary £29,400 - £39,700
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week
Monday - Friday
Working between 08:30 - 17:00.
Some flexibility required for weekends, roughly 1 in 8.

Duties & Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Waitrose Product Supply team as a Demand Planner within either the Ambient & Frozen Supply category or the Fresh & Seasonal Product Supply category on a Permanent basis.

In this role, you will be held accountable for the management of centrally produced forecasts to create demand plans for on average 300 lines with a sales value in the region of £150 million per annum.

You will be required to produce accurate forecasts, whilst bearing in mind external factors such as past/future trends, weather, events, promotions and marketing.

At the same time, you will need to optimise and maintain availability levels whilst mitigating against risks of wastage.

A fantastic range of benefits comes with joining us, including an annual profit-share bonus, Partnership discount in John Lewis and Waitrose, a high number of clubs and societies plus discounted stays at 1 of 5 Partnership owned and run UK hotels.

Job Requirements

This is a varied and demanding role in a fast-paced environment that requires the ability to work to deadlines, plan ahead and multi-task.

Demand Planners will need to be organised, adaptable and highly collaborative, as you will build strong relationships with Suppliers, Marketing and Commercial colleagues.

You would need to feel comfortable challenging, influencing and collaborating with relevant stakeholders.

For a full job description of this role, please use the link at the bottom of this advert.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- GCSE (or equivalent) English & Maths (A-C)
- Relevant A-levels or equivalent
- Strong analytical skills eg. Excel
- A strong communicator and influencer with experience of managing relationships with suppliers or customers

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- Degree (or equivalent)
- Good organisational skills
- Experience in a Demand Planner/Data Analyst role

Please consider the following when making your application:-

- Print off the job description now if you require it, as you may not be able to access this once the vacancy has closed.
-We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications, therefore, we recommend you apply early.

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