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Demand Planner

Job Title: Demand Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Midlands
Industry:
REF: 123000
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email: johnr@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Senior Demand Planner:

My client a well-established Multinational Healthcare Manufacturer now require a qualified and experienced Senior Demand Planner.

The Senior Demand Planner will generate an accurate consensus forecast for the demand of rental and sales therapy units as well as disposable products to support the one or more of my client's regional markets (i.e. APAC, MEA, etc...EMEA) ensuring product in-stock rates at one, or more, regional distribution centers sufficient to meet customer requirements

This is an initial 12 month contract role based in The Midlands close to Galway with potential for progression.

Key Responsibilities of Senior Demand Planner

Lead the process of collaborative demand forecasting for client sales and rental units in all assigned market regions.
Generate a baseline forecast through the statistical analysis of historical sales and rental data.
Gather qualitative inputs from the marketing, sales, and service teams to enhance the baseline statistical forecast and to improve accuracy and bias. This will include identifying future pricing strategies, sales promotions, and product line changes.
Facilitate demand review meetings with cross functional teams with the goal of finalizing a consensus forecast.
Provide analytical support the Sales and Operations Planning process.
Report and monitor forecast accuracy and bias. Identify root cause and corrective action when targets for accuracy and bias are not met.
Communicate stock level information to regional leadership.
Engage with Innovation Teams/New Product Teams to support supply chain planning associated with global new product releases.
Develop and co-ordinate stock-out mitigation plans across a cross functional group including: manufacturing, service and marketing.
Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
Follow strict adherence to the requirements of CGMP.
Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

Requirements of the Senior Demand Planner:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Statistics, Supply Chain, Engineering or a related field.
Minimum of 4 years of Manufacturing work experience in supply chain planning, sales forecasting, or financial analysis.
Minimum of 2 years' experience working with ERP, MRP II, MRP, SCP, or DRP systems
Must be open to the possibility of international travel

In strict confidence please contact John Reid at The RFT Group / on 01-2302400 / www.rftgroup.ie

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