Role details

Demand Planner (Consumer Goods)

Houston   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Cosmetics/Toiletries/Bottles/Packaging/Fashion
  • Consumer Goods/Acessories/Retail/Merchandise

About Our Client

Our client is a leading, global consumer goods company focused on creative innovation, modernized advancements, and sustainability to empower the global fashion/retail/consumable sector. They operate in markets and various sectors across the globe and continue to improve business among new regions, executing their commitment to lead in each market as well as create value for business partners and stakeholders.

Job Description

Our client is looking for an skilled Demand Planner. You will have proven experience in managing work flow, production lines, analyzing and developing (S&OP) processes that affect overall distribution/inventory with in a manufacturing and environmental domain. You will also be experienced in sourcing products from an overseas supply base and have experience liaising with tactical buying teams. Must have understanding of local vendor base and product knowledge within energy and modernized technology. Other responsibilities include:

  • Development of supplier management strategies to ensure continuity of supply within manufacturing division
  • Ensure that model parameters of forecasting system are maintained to create optimal baseline demand plan
  • Optimize balance of inventory across the supply chain network in line with target customer service levels, forecast accuracy levels, and safety stock levels for an allocated portfolio of SKUs which is accountable
  • Implements and maintains inventory strategies for allocated finished goods by regular review and optimization of inventory levels (ABC categorization, Safety Stock, Reorder Points)
  • Provide support to operations, engineering, and quality departments as needed
  • Execute cost improvements and report savings and other metrics as supplied by management
  • Manage multiple suppliers for long term relationships and continuous added value

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have previous procurement experience and extensive knowledge of consumer goods and retail/consumables divisions. Other requirements included:

  • Bachelor's degree within relevant field
  • 3-5 years of demand planning experience
  • Experience with fast moving consumer goods related to production, scheduling, distribution, materials, and inventory/demand planning
  • Highly preferred experience with exposure or working within manufacturing site
  • Microsoft Professional Suite knowledge
  • Experience with ERP systems

What's on Offer

Dependent upon experience.

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