Product Buyer - Demand Planner

Maidstone, Kent, England
£22440 - £25000 per annum
03 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Product Buyer (Demand Planner) to join this expanding global company working in their Supply Chain & Inventory Management department. You will be responsible for managing the ordering process for product group responsibilities.

The Main Purpose of the job and duties performed Include:

- Reviewing forecasts within the stock management system taking appropriate action where required.
- Reviewing sales exceptions to improve future forecasts and stock performance.
- Identifying product or supplier trends causing stock situations not meeting KPIs and making recommendations to stock and/or ordering parameters to improve availability.
- Managing replenishment orders within given parameters, reporting any parameters which impact on availability and/or stock performance
- Monitoring of availability at product and part number level, taking appropriate action to remain within KPIs
- Proactively build relationships with relevant departments and work collaboratively with them to improve availability and stock performance of the brands.

If you have experience in a purchasing/buyer role together with the following experience, they would love to hear from you.

They are looking for

- Experience of working with suppliers from multiple countries
- Confidence to communicate and deal with all levels of people
- Ability to work on own initiative
- Excellent organisational skills, ability to work to tight deadlines
- Analytical skills and a Microsoft Excel experience to advanced level
- Experience of a demand planning system and SAP would be advantageous

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