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Demand Planner

Reference No:
Tyne and Wear
Industry Sector:
Oil and Gas
Date posted:
11 October 2018
Expiry date:
11 November 2018
Job Role:

Company Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Demand Planner. You will be working for a global business where you will gain fantastic experience with a major blue chip employer, If you are motivated and enjoy helping achieve business goals then this role will be suited to you.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Ensure all company policies surrounding planning, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met
  • Interface between sales and operations planning
  • Coordinate the timely completion and return of all quotes for the product line
  • Coordinate all customer feedback on behalf of the product line
  • Attend all daily / weekly conference calls with key customers and communicate directly to the product line
  • Liaise closely with product line team on all customer demands to ensure schedules are changed in line with customer expectations / supply chain capability
  • Manage the release of the forecast into the MRP system, in line with supply chain capability
  • Create and present milestone plans when required
  • Communicate frequently with product line team on issues / concerns with regards plan
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Represent the organization in a responsible and professional manner.
  • Compile and monitor all relevant kpis, to ensure they are being met.
  • Any other duties that may be required to commensurate with the grade of the job
  • Adept at exercising good judgement (sometimes with incomplete information) whilst being constrained by tight deadlines
  • Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks
  • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
  • Able to define, work within and improve business processes whilst exercising good judgement based on immediate and future business needs

The Person

  • Can be counted on to take personal responsibility in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes in order to settle them equitably
  • Imbued with a strong sense of customer focus (internal/external)
  • Is known to consistently adhere to ethical principles and expects others to follow suit
  • Committed to self-improvement and development through the role in order to achieve career goals
  • A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems
  • Firm and diplomatic when negotiating
  • Engineering / Supply chain principle
  • Degree in Engineering / Supply chain principle
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing supply chain
  • Working knowledge of MRP
  • Working knowledge of sales and customer relations      
  • Experience in expediting internal manufacturing operations
  • Experience working closely with customers
  • Experience of planning with complex BOM structures
  • Experience of planning in large volume manufacturing operations
  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook)

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