Demand Planner

Location: Western Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Benefits
Specialization: Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics & Transportation,
Sub Specialization: Demand / Supply Planning,
Contact: Aiden Szot
Reference: JO-1905-416893
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The Company:
My client is a market leading organisation and multinational manufacturer and distributor of consumer products located in Western Sydney. A standout brand across the globe with multiple distribution sites across the continent they are currently going through various business optimisation initiative and have identified the need for a experienced Demand Planner to assist with the workload for a period of 6 months on a contract basis.

The Role:
Reporting to the Demand and Inventory Manager, this role is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and the Company products. Direct responsibilities include:

  • Interacting with the business understand forecast drivers;
  • Reviewing New Product Introductions/Obsolescence to gauge effects on future demand;
  • Producing customer demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons
  • Establishing a process of managing and realigning inventory positions/levels via ERP system, including safety stock
  • Coordinating and communicating the demand forecast with the Sourcing and Operations Team
  • Analyse forecast methods & logistics adherence to Sourcing strategy
  • Monitoring trends within Forecast and provide communication
  • Coordinating and communicating customer action plans with planning department

Preferred Experience:

  • At least 3 years' experience in a similar position;
  • Appropriate qualifications in Logistics or Supply Chain
  • Knowledge of large ERP/MRP and DRP systems
  • Exposure to the Sales & Operations Planning Process
  • Excellent communications skills and a team player

If you have any further questions please contact Aiden Szot on 02-9431-6519