Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012
Based – Glasgow
£Competitive salary + benefits
What you can expect – As Demand Analyst at Baxters Food Group you will be responsible for the demand management function for UK & Europe, ensuring accuracy of the highest level at all times. You will analyse demand to track trends in order to challenge numbers, and report on how demand and trends impact on the business in the areas of operations, supply chain, customer service and budget targets. You will lead the development and implementation of best practice demand function processes, championing continuous improvement, and develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders in Operations, Planning, Purchasing, Customer Services, Finance, Sales and Marketing.
What you will need – To be successful, you will be preferably hold a recognised planning qualification with Senior Supply Chain experience, ideally in FMCG and must be able to demonstrate commercial experience in senior forecasting or demand planning roles. You will have a sound understanding of forecasting logic and demand management, MRP/ERP systems and Analysis Tools (preferably Oracle based) and have advanced Excel skills, with first class numeracy, analytical and problem solving skills. You will be a strong and confident communicator (oral, written, informal and formal verbal) able to work effectively at all levels up to senior management and deal with strong personalities. You will be focussed on results, naturally self-motivated and able to confidently lead and drive the demand function.
If this sounds like the opportunity you have been seeking, then please apply with your c.v. and a covering letter telling us why.
The Baxters Brand is synonymous with quality, consistency and reputation. With over 140 years’ experience, Baxters Food Group is one of the UK’s best known food companies. Today we employ over 1,000 people across locations in the UK, Poland, Australia and Canada and are committed to a continued ambitious programme of growth and expansion.