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Demand Planner - Maternity Cover Job in United Kingdom
Barfoots of Botley , United Kingdom

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
May 1, 2021
Last Date
Aug 1, 2021

Job Description

The Role

A great opportunity for a committed and organised professional to join our busy Planning Team

Applications are invited from reliable and proactive individuals, capable of operating efficiently in a fast paced, dynamic working environment. Reporting directly to the Senior Demand Planner, candidates will have strong communication and organisational skills with exceptional attention to detail, confident of working effectively both on and off site.

This position is for maternity cover and will be reviewed in February 2022

The Demand Planner will provide robust planning processes, enabling efficient information, communication and decision-making pathways. Highlighting both risk and opportunities through collaborative working, whilst assisting the business in providing options or solutions to the team. Duties will include Forecast Generation for long term, short term and contingency planning, ensuring thorough communication with key stakeholders at all times. As a strong team player, candidates will be adaptable to changing environments with a smart thinking and logical approach to help drive continuous improvement within the value chain.

Post training period, this position will be office/home based as determined by current COVID restrictions and subject to change. Hours will remain 8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities

  • Forecast Generation, short term, long term and contingency
  • Ensure timely communication and re-iteration of forecasting throughout the business
  • Create amp; maintain a log of all forecasting factors
  • Highlighting and resolving errors
  • Maintain the EPOS (Customer store sales data) trackers
  • Maintain and update accuracy reports
  • Provide relevant accuracy data and analysis of issues for the Board Report
  • Work with the team to drive process and accuracy improvements


Required Knowledge, Skills amp; Experience

  • Previous planning or production experience within Fresh Produce or FMCG environment
  • Experience of successfully working in a targeted environment
  • Experience of working with ERP systems preferred
  • Experience of working with MRP systems preferred
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and numerical skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications, particularly EXCEL, emails and the internet


Why work for Barfoots?

  • Investors In People Silver Award status
  • Company pension scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • Discounted leisure membership
  • Discounted vegetable box scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Approved training centre for Highfield qualifications
  • Rapidly growing company
  • Committed to Sustainability

Job Specification

Barfoots of Botley

Information Technology and Services - Bognor Regis, United Kingdom