Global Demand Planner

Location: West Sussex, England Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Planning, Medical Devices Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Alii Thorogood

Global Demand Planner

West Sussex

Global Demand Planner needed for a multinational medical device organisation based in West Sussex who are looking to employ an experienced Global Demand Planner with an in-depth knowledge of the end-to-end supply chain process, quantitative methods and statistical forecasting tools.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Global Demand Planner will include:

  • Physical network design (route designing and warehouse location designing)
  • Monitoring and providing feedback on global spares market performance.
  • Understanding of market operational costs and work to address inefficiencies
  • Inventory optimization and obsolescence management
  • Data and statistical modelling
  • Data review and data integrity maintenance.
  • Global parameter management & trend analysis.
  • Review and interpret field support material requirement to mitigate risk to the logistic function
  • New part introduction planning & engineering change management.
  • System maintenance and development (INFORM Add*ONE, Qliksense, INFO M3, Salesforce).
  • Maintaining all designated process maps, work instructions and documents relevant to the job.
  • Act as single point of contacts for all supply chain related activities at regional level.
  • Provide support for the rollout of any future strategic stocking locations.
  • Accurately compose and publish key performance metrics for global audience.

What you need to be the successful Global Demand Planner:

In order to be the successful Global Demand Planner and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Degree in the following fields are preferred: Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Management Science or Operational Research. (Other degrees are also accepted e.g. Business, Economics, Statistics/Mathematics and Engineering etc.)
  • Excellent communication & analytical prowess to conduct excellent data analysis (this role will suit candidates with a logical mind and well-developed interpersonal communication skills).
  • Team player takes a flexible approach to own role within the team and works effectively with a variety of different groups, employees and managers.
  • A high degree of diplomacy and the ability to work effectively under pressure, prioritizing and handling multiple tasks
  • Capacity to thrive in ambiguous situations, implement process changes and work with limited guidance.
  • Enthusiastic and an interest in project-oriented work
  • Drive improvements in supply chain planning process including system solutions and strategies.
  • Leadership potential and change management capabilities.
  • Produces consistent and accurate work, pays particular attention to detail and applies a structured and systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Responds positively to change, has the ability to multi task and can adapt quickly to changing priorities.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Aptitude to want to lean new software skills and new skills (programming experience would be an advantage or desire to learn programming e.g. Qliksense, Python, R Programming, SQL etc.).
  • Interested and passionate about supply chain management.
  • Cross functional project involvement and management.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of financial and operational impacts

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Global Demand Planner to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible, as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!


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