Demand Planner

Location: Morrisons Head Office Bradford
Job type: Full Time
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Demand Planner / Supply Chain Analyst

What's the opportunity?

This is a unique chance for a Demand Planner to work at the cutting edge of industry for the only UK food retailer who owns most of their supply chain from farm to factory to store. We're entering a new era at Morrisons with huge opportunities for development, so there couldn't be a better time to join!

As a Demand Planner you'll be a vital part of the process. Things move fast here, because we're constantly looking for ways to make our end to end supply chain more efficient and profitable, category by category. As a result you'll put powerful product management into the whole sales planning process, delighting our customers, and delivering increased profits through your analysis.

You will:

  • Deliver accurate demand forecasts, stock plans, range launches, promotions and seasonal events
  • Closely monitor range performance and minimise stock and mark downs to meet KPIs
  • Identify opportunities for operational improvements
  • Work with suppliers, and internally with Manufacturing and Logistics to align forecasts and delivery requirements
  • What skills and experience will I need?
  • We're looking for a Demand Planner with the drive to deliver "most admired" performance, cut through complexity to bring fresh thinking to continuous improvement and bring customer focus into stakeholder relationships.

You will ideally have:

  • Experience of demand planning in Supply Chain preferred
  • A strong retail background and Supply Chain knowledge, with a desire to make the transition into demand planning
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and customer focus, with the ability to form great working relationships with stakeholders and customers
  • Strong analytical expertise, ideally in a Supply Chain or retail environment
  • Resilience to change and adaptability

About us

Morrisons is much more than a food retailer. We are also the country's second largest food producer. We've built our business by bringing everything together, closing the gap, joining the dots from farm to fork. With full control of quality and cost, we can offer our customers more for less - a proposition more and more people choose every day.

What you'll get in return:

You can enjoy a very competitive pay and benefits package including a 10% discount card for you and a friend or family member, a highly competitive pension scheme, life assurance and more besides.

In supply chain, the best solutions are rarely off the shelf. If you have the ideas and creativity to make an impact we've got stacks of opportunities at Morrisons.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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