Demand Planner - Helderberg Area

Thursday, 6 February, 2020
anonymous    
Helderberg  

Journey’s End are searching for a talented Demand Planner to ensure our company’s productions are timely, efficient, and cost-effective. This individual will be responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and products. You will assist in all demand planning duties including estimating future product demand, analyzing inventory flow, and keeping inventory levels to a minimum.

To succeed in this role, you should be professional, highly-analytical, and possess excellent communication skills. The successful candidate should also have an in-depth knowledge of advanced mathematical and forecasting policies.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns.
  • Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.
  • Maintain tight inventory controls and meet aggressive inventory targets
  • Successfully communicate forecast and inventory estimations to production manager.
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies.
  • Conduct monthly forecast maintenance.
  • Ability to quickly resolve problems and address demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Ability to develop relationships and solid communication with international buyers and customer demand planners.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a demand planning/forecasting role.
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
  • Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
  • Capability to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Occasional international travel may be required.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

Experience in the wine industry will be beneficial. We are offering a strong competitive remuneration package for the successful candidate.

All applications to be emailed to: leone@journeysend.co.za 

Due date for all applications: 21 February 2020