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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10%

  • Contact:

    Oliver Williams

  • Contact email:

    oliver.williams@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13969/001_1611674380

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-25

I am excited to be working with an FMCG client in the heart of London, undergoing massive growth. With a focus on their technology, this company are at the forefront of the market as a result of their reliable and sleek products.

In this role, you will be managing the demand forecasts and inventory flow for a European warehouse and have a presence in wider supply chain S&OP discussions.

This is a great opportunity for a planner to take on more responsibility and own their own regional forecasts, all whilst working from the heart of London.

About the role: the ideal candidate will come from a demand-focused supply chain background. In this role, you will…

  • Deliver timely demand forecasts for assigned warehouse

  • Report weekly regarding stock availability

  • Explain forecasts in Demand Review meetings

  • Have a presence in S&OP meetings

  • Communicate with global teams, including warehouse, customer services, sales, and NPD

  • Learn and help implement a brand-new ERP system

Minimum requirements: a background in demand is essential for this role. You will have…

  • 2-4 years' experience in a demand planning role

  • Experience in FMCG inventory management

  • Advanced Excel skills

About you: this role requires a range of important skills. You should be:

  • Highly analytical with an eye for detail under time pressure

  • An excellent communicator: this is key to enable success in a global role

  • Able to adapt quickly to new challenges in a growing company

If this sounds like you, get in touch at oliver.williams@pod-talent.com

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.