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Demand Planner (TGN4273) – Excellent Salary DOE

Demand Planner (TGN4273) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Homeware

Job Ref: TGN4273

The Company:

An exciting opportunity for a Merchandiser/Demand Planner to join an established, homeware company with an excellent reputation. The company offer a competitive salary and benefit package.

The Role:

  • Manage a team of Supply Chain administrators and Quality Staff to oversee on new and existing orders on managed across the SC critical path.
  • Relay accurate information from the factories in the Far East to the main business.
  • Manage all aspects of quality control and co-ordinate all inspection.
  • Frequently consult the Director on any situations that may potentially affect the margin due to alterations.
  • Accountable for sourcing items and keeping costs low.
  • Implementing the systems that work with such as sampling workbooks, booking systems, testing portals, and shipping files.
  • Work under significant pressure and using initiative to adapt to the contingent nature of the industry.
  • Work within forecasts and manage all stock levels accordingly.
  • Accurate forecasting of stock within the range based on business trend analysis and research.
  • Amending forecast estimates as and when required.
  • Monitoring previous trends.
  • Cover forward demand and calculations of stockholdings.
  • Agree estimates for new launches of products with the customer.
  • Attend regular launch meetings to ensure that all items are received in time.
  • Maximise opportunities through the effective management of inventory.
  • Driving sales through improved availability, forecasting, reducing mark down and maximising profit.
  • Liaise with customer as and when required.
  • Be a strong support to the Merchandising team.
  • Other duties as required.

Skills Required:

  • MUST have experience in a similar role.
  • MUST have strong Microsoft Excel skills (Essential).
  • MUST have forecasting / planning ability
  • Be focused with a strong attention to detail and be organised.
  • Want to make a difference and be forward thinking.
  • Have a strong Analytical skill set.
  • Be a good communicator – both internally and with customers.
  • University Degree or higher.
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