Customer Demand Planner – Nestle Waters UK
Competitive DOE + Up to 8% yearly bonus + excellent benefits
Gatwick – Office based
Do you have experience of a dynamic fast-paced Supply Chain environment? Do you have the mind-set and initiative for continuous improvement? Then this could be the role you're looking for.
We have a great opportunity for a Customer Demand Planner to join our team in the Waters Supply Chain. The purpose of the role is to create an accurate and timely forecast for all products across a set of customers.
With knowledge and a clear understanding of Supply Chain, you will be able to accurately formulate weekly & monthly demand plans with the Sales teams and manage these in conjunction with the Category Demand Planning and Product Supply team.
Key responsibilities of this role will include:
The Customer Demand Planner will be afforded a high degree of responsibility early on in this largely autonomous role. Therefore, an overriding desire to not only achieve KPI's, but to exceed them will be critical for success.
Production and ownership of a timely and accurate 12 month plus Customer Demand Plan across a range of SKUs and customers
Identification, quantification and incorporation of all factors and information relevant to the determination of an accurate forecast
Development of relationships and collaborative planning processes with Sales Teams and external Customers to support the forecasting process
Successfully engaging cross functional input, to ensure high levels of planning accuracy, business delivery and customer service
Playing a pivotal role within the Monthly Business Process through planning ‘Roadshows' in conjunction with the Sales team and ensuring weekly and monthly alignment of forecasts and highlighting gaps to target
What can you expect?
As the successful candidate, you will be of Graduate calibre (or equivalent), have strong operational experience with significant experience in Supply Chain within the FMCG sector. This role needs someone who can be adept at prioritising and planning ahead and meeting deadlines, who can achieve results and make an impact whilst building strong relationships with key stakeholders.
You also have:
High attention to detail
Strong analytical skills
IT Literate with strong learning agility to adopt new tools and processes
Continuous Improvement mind-set
Influencing skills across multiple contacts
In return, the Supply Chain team can offer you all the support and guidance necessary to succeed. This is a great opportunity to work within a talented and dedicated team.
Nestlé Waters , part of the wider, global business of Nestlé SA, is home to a host of fantastic brands, many of which have been enjoyed by consumers for generations. A job at Nestlé Waters in the UK could provide you with the opportunity to work on brands such as BUXTON, NESTLE PURE LIFE, SAN PELLEGRINO, and Perrier. At Nestlé Waters, we strive to put the consumer at the heart of everything we do and deliver the healthiest refreshment every day.
Nestlé UK & I is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process. This role has a closing date of Friday 3 rd August 2018.