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Advertiser: CareerWise Recruitment

Job Title: Demand Planner (12 Month Contract)
Rate:£0 Per Year
Description: A Demand Planner on a 12-Month-Contract is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Athlone, Westmeath based client. Two primary responsibilities include generating an accurate consensus forecast for the demand of rental and sales units as well as disposable products to support the one or more of the regional markets (i.e. APAC, MEA, etc…EMEA) and ensuring product in-stock rates at one, or more, regional distribution centers sufficient to meet customer requirements.

* Lead the process of collaborative demand forecasting for 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.

* Bachelors degree in Business, Statistics, Supply Chain, Engineering or a related field.
* Minimum of 6 years of relevant 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.
* Intermediate knowledge of meeting management including agenda design and group facilitation.
* Intermediate to advanced knowledge of time series forecasting models such as moving averages.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal working relationships with internal customers, internal/external suppliers and fellow team members at all levels.
* Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of applications (Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.)
* Intermediate to advanced proficiency in visual data display and analysis including the appropriate use of tables, charts, and graphs.
* Experience working effectively with cross functional teams with remotely located team members and stakeholders.
* International travel required.
* Oracle experience.
* Demonstrated experience with Sales and Operations Planning

Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence)
CareerWise Recruitment specialises in the multinational sector in Ireland which predominantly encompasses the Medical Device, Sciences/Pharma and ICT industries. We also work into the Indigenous Engineering and Food Processing/Agri sectors.

Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment is recognised by many of the major indigenous and multinationals companies to be one of Irelands leading specialist Technical and Executive Recruitment firms.

We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway and Dublin.

Supporting Business Demands & Growth since 1999

CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your CV to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will be respected at all times.
Skills Required: Demand Planner, Master Scheduler
Job Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: Tom Devaney Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 00 353 91 758771 Contact Fax: +353 61 364985
Reference: CW120737 Added: 02-10-2017
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