Demand Planner

Birmingham - Sovereign Road
Description

Demand Planner

 

Would you like to be part of an organisation which is committed to improving patient lives worldwide through education, collaboration and innovation?

Do you want to make a difference?

 

If the answer is ‘yes’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for!

 

We are looking for a Demand Planner to lead our demand planning process, collaborating with our commercial teams and global business units to ensure that we have the highest levels of accuracy of the forecasts that feed into our production and inventory planning processes. This role is part of our Supply Chain team and reports to the Customer Demand and Supply Manager.

 

The Role

  • Own the demand planning process and coordinate the cycle of demand reviews
  • Own and maintain the demand planning tools in the ERP system
  • Develop and manage statistical forecasting models to generate baseline forecasts
  • Lead regional demand reviews with commercial teams in the global business units and collaborate with the global marketing team to achieve a consensus demand plan
  • Collate and publish forecast accuracy KPI’s and drive forecast accuracy improvements
  • Generate metrics and insights as inputs to regional demand reviews and the Leadership Team review as part of the S&OP process
  • Line manage the Assistant Customer Planner

 

Experience

  • Previous experience of demand planning is essential
  • Demand planning experience across multiple global sales organisations is desirable
  • Educated to at least A Level, including Maths and/or Science subjects
  • Good understanding of Sales & Operations Planning
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Advanced Excel essential
  • Experience of using an ERP system
  • Highly confident presenting in person and via collaboration and video conferencing tools

 

Working for us:

 

Founded in 1986 by a group of former researchers based at the University of Birmingham, Binding Site is today recognised as a market leader in the development of products for the investigation of a range of disorders involving immunodeficiency.

 The Company is built on the success of its people and values them as its key asset. Integral to Binding Site is creating a diverse and inclusive culture which welcomes and creates diversity of thought, action, and innovation where all 1,200 colleagues can truly thrive. Support and continuous education is reinforced through partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall.

 With a strong focus on building a sustainable future for its workforce and local communities, Binding Site has high aspirations for continuous improvement and ensuring their people contribute to their future vision. In addition, Binding Site has recently been recognised at the 2021 Birmingham Post Business Awards, winning both “Company of the Year” and “International Trade and Export” Awards.

 Working at Binding Site means being part of a global, award-winning community that delivers innovative solutions with shared ideas and a collective dedication to improving patient lives, worldwide.

 

Location: Birmingham & flexibility for 2/3 days WFH per week.

Hours: 40 hrs

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Medicash- Health benefit