DO YOU HAVE FMCG PLANNING/FORECASTING EXPERIENCE??
The successful candidate will also be able to work well under pressure, will be a good communicator, able to work to deadlines and will have good computer knowledge.
Working within the Planning Department, this is an exciting opportunity for a Forecast Analyst to provide the business with an accurate short, medium and long term forecast for all products.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a background within a busy planning team within a manufacturing environment. The candidate will ideally suit to a fast paced environment, preferably within FMCG.
The successful candidate will be responsible for producing day to day production forecasts and plans and a detailed rolling 12 week forecast for wider business purposes. You will also monitor and record the factory`s progress against the schedules.
Your main duties will include:
" To ensure the forecast is accurate at all times given the information provided
" Provide data analysis for future analysis
" Point of contact within the business for forecasting questions (internal and external department)
" To regularly liaise with the customer to ensure our forecasts are aligned to theirs
" To provide information to the department including but not exhaustive to: forecast / order swings, general issues which may affect the department
" Build relationships with key Supply Chain contacts
" Work closely with Commercial account managers
" Create new forecast file, by Financial year
" Build Year on Year comparisons, track weather, previous trends or anomalies
" Monitor in detail customer service level
" Maintain KPI`s in details
" Issue all forecast related reports as necessary
" Work alongside the Planning Manager. e.g develop retail site links, analyse in store availability and waste
If you have the right skills and experience then please apply today!!