Senior Forecasting Analyst
- Full Time
Kimal is an innovative and trusted manufacturer and supplier of specialised procedure packs and vascular access devices to hospitals across the world. We are proud of our achievements but we never sit back on our laurels, as we strive to continuously improve in all aspects of the products and service we give to our worldwide base.
We are looking to appoint a Senior Planning Analyst (also known as Senior Forecasting Analyst / Senior Supply Chain Analyst) to join us, responsible for defining forecast modelling for diverse range of finished products, both manufactured and purchased. The role is an integration point between sales and supply functions, leading the dialogue with key counterparts.
As a key member of the project team to deliver Demand Planning tools and processes to the business, within but not limited to our ERP system, you will lead the project from a planning and inventory viewpoint, working closely with those responsible for technical implementation.
This planning position is responsible for the forecast and inventory levels of finished products; including measuring forecast vs actual for both make-to-stock and make-to-order product as necessary.
Taking ownership of product lifecycle including NPI planning process and implementing a plan for reduction of OSMI stock, you will work closely with Sales, Product and Marketing teams and be responsible for reporting across and up in the company regarding KPIs related to the above. This includes converting large amounts of raw data into clear reports complete with narrative and suggested actions.
With 5 years’ experience in a similar role including demand forecasting via MRP systems within a high pressurised sales driven manufacturing environment, you will have experience of forecast and software implementation and the management of high SKU count portfolio. Finally you will be computer literate to an advanced level.
In return we can offer an extensive benefits package to include childcare vouchers, bonus scheme, healthcare, life insurance and progression opportunities.
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