Group Demand Planner – Elevation Recruitment Group – Barnsley

Elevation Recruitment Group

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are working in exclusive partnership with Modular Group Investments in their search for a Supply Chain Planning Professional, a Group Demand Planner to take on a new role with in Group.As responsible investors, focusing on people and relationships, combined with MGI team spirit and strategic acumen they’re interested to talk with any business interested to consider new ownership or joint working models. MGI are growing in a range of sub-sectors across various building materials markets with a clear focus on the demands of line-side supply logistics for the modular/offsite production lines and more traditional users.The group of companies can cater for the diverse demands of simple industrial offices to complex institutional buildings as well as leisure and housing units. Retaining their own brand independence and personality whilst operating within the group of integrated companies. MGI can provide strategic, procurement, sales/marketing and financial skills along with quality manufacturing excellence. Areas of focus include:* Doors and windows, aluminium and PVCu* Aluminium envelope solutions* Aluminium decking solutions* Integrated pods (bathrooms, kitchens)* Sub-assemblies, such as steel and wooden frames* Modular component supplies (roofing, panelling)* Compact modular buildingMGI are responsible investors, focusing on people and relationships, combined with MGI team spirit and strategic acumen. The Group Demand Planner is a key role in the Group strategy to not only deliver for their customer but seek to drive growth plans through organic and acquisition strategyWe are looking to recruit a Group Demand Planner within the Supply Chain Logistics department. The successful candidate will ensure the timely delivery of finished products in line with customer demand and forecast. Key Responsibilities:* Develop and lead the Sales and Operations Planning process and oversee the management of the Production Scheduling * Develop, present and measure a rolling 18 month sales forecasting programme for each of the selling divisions. * To consolidate the individual sales forecasts into a common and shared demand requirement * Maintain accurate capacity reports across all elements of the supply chain. * Ensure all forecasting activities associated with the analysis of customer demand are completed in a timely manner on a monthly basis.* Review historical sales trends and identify demand drivers.* Analyse forecast accuracy data metrics and drive appropriate discussions to improve data.* Ensure customer EDI demands are in line with contractual terms.* Liaise with customers on demand related issues.* Manage customer relationships and ensure MGI is seen as a first class supplier.* Provide a link between Sales and Operational / Supplier planning from both ends of the supply chain.* Deliver weekly KPI’s to show customer delivery performance and forecast accuracy.* Be the first point of contact for any customer queries.* Maintain ERP/MRP with key customer data, including weekly schedule demands.* Assist in continuous improvements of Supply Chain systems to ensure all KPI’s are performing in line with Plants specific targets.* Initiate transport arrangements in line with contractual obligations to ensure the timely delivery of all customer shipments.* Collate and file all corresponding documents for each shipment and ensure documentation is in place to pass internal and external audits.* Align inventory levels with peaks and troughs in customer demand.* Maintain good relationships across the business.* Ensure engineering change requests are understood and actioned in the correct and timely manner.* Provide a link between the NPI project teams and the customer demand.Knowledge & Experience:* Degree Qualified, preferably in Logistics, Supply Chain or Engineering related discipline* Previous Logistics, Supply Chain, Planning, Forecasting experience* MRP experience* Experience in FMCG, Manufacturing, Distribution, Transportation or Warehousing* Strong analytical and cost calculation skills* Good interpersonal skills with a ‘can-do’ attitude* Excellent organisation skills* Proficient in MS Office particularly ExcelSalary:* £50,000* Pension* Holiday* Multi-site collaboration – business expensed mileage* On Site roleBarnsley, South YorkshireIf you want to discuss this position in more detail, please contact Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group.Elevation Recruitment Group’s Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions.

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