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Demand Planner

Hain Daniels Group
Post Date: 07/10/2019
End Date:  10/10/2019
Recruiter: Hain Daniels Group
Location: Corby, Northamptonshire East Midlands
Salary: Unspecified
Job category: Buying/Purchasing
Employment type: Full time
Employer or agency: Direct Employer
Job role: Demand Planner
Job reference: 949~

The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Demand Planner. The Demand Planner could be based in Histon, Fakenham or Corby dependent on the successful candidates' location. Travel will be required across our sites on an ad-hoc basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for providing a business forecast that can be used for planning purposes.
  • Working with each of the key retailers and commercial teams on analysing data.
  • Create seasonal profiles and accurate promotional forecasts.
  • Be the key communicator on managing the range and any new listings / delists.
  • Work with the retailers to drive volume an optimise availability.
  • Provide customer forecasts to site teams that have been manipulated based on latest intel.
  • Measure forecast accuracy and promotional performance.
  • Create and provide trend analysis by customer / product.
  • Working with each of the site teams to ensure robust forecasts that can translate into production plans to drive efficiencies and optimise stock holding.
  • Measure internal forecast accuracy against the SDB and drive improvements in accuracy of data.

What you will need for the role / what it will take

  • Supply Chain background with at least 3 years experience within an FMCG industry.
  • Ideally from a Demand Planning role.
  • Highly numerate and analytical with strong Excel skills.
  • Autonomous and independent, able to multi-task.
  • Accepts ownership and accountability.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise tasks.
  • Methodical with a creative approach to solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

About Us

The Hain Daniels Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. With sales of c£500m, we create food and drink products with natural goodness at their core. We're the business behind a host of household brands - Hartley's jams and jellies, Sun-Pat peanut butters, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Linda McCartney's meat free food, and Yorkshire Provender to name a few. Nearly half of our business is private label - we create quality freshly prepared fruit and juices, desserts, soups, sweet spreads and meat free products for our retail partners.

Our Vision

To make it easier for everyone to lead a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Without our great team of people, this vision couldn't be our reality.

Top Talent across the UK

Over our 12 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 3,100 people in roles within Production, Supply Chain, Product Development, Sales and Marketing, and through to our Finance, HR, IT and beyond. Each of our colleagues is vital to our continued success. That's why we target the best talent, and help to develop them through the ranks. In fact, almost a third of our vacancies were internal promotions and transfers last year.

Learning and Development

We offer Management and Leadership Development programmes appropriate to an individual's role and skill level, as well as a broad range of other training and development initiatives, including an extensive e-Learning suite to help self-serve your own development further.

If Hain Daniels sounds like the company you'd like to contribute your energy and enthusiasm towards, and come on an exciting journey with us, then we can't wait to hear from you!

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