Demand Planner – 6-month contract
- End-to-end demand planning role
- Continuous Improvement focus
- Opportunity to learn and develop
A highly successful NZ-owned food business who is truly one of the pioneers and market leaders in their field. They are well-respected for their innovation, commercial success and award-winning products.
The business is dedicated to building and maintaining a highly skilled and robust domestic sourcing and production capability, using locally sourced components where possible, and has an established reputation for combining leading-edge innovation, expertise and world-class operating processes to produce products of the highest quality which are distributed through a comprehensive network of wholesalers and retailers.
Dedicated to Continuous Improvement, the business is continuing significant investment in its Supply Chain capability.
As part of this vision, they are seeking an experienced Demand Planning Specialist to join the team and join them on their journey to best Practice Supply Chain.
The opportunity – 6-month contract
Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager you will take responsibility for end-to-end demand planning and driving Best Practice supply chain management across the NZ and Australian business.
Critical to the role will be your analytical, forecasting, planning and S&OP/demand management skills. You will work closely with key internal and external stakeholders and your demonstrable relationship management, communication and influencing skills will ensure your success in building and maintaining positive working relationships. The environment is fast-paced and you will be required to work accurately at speed.
In addition to the business as usual aspect of your role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects and initiatives to improve ERP, systems, processes and the way that the business manages supply chain performance.
What’s in it for you
Tenacious, driven and eager to learn you will enjoy a challenge and the opportunity to take on new responsibilities and fast-track your learning and development. You will be working on numerous Continuous Improvement initiative and projects and be given the chance to come up with ideas and execute solutions and improvements.
The role will best suit an experienced Demand/S&OP Specialist who is looking to develop their experience and enjoys working in an environment where you can take responsibility and accountability. You will not be micro-managed, though you will be provided with guidance, direction and advice and support is always on hand if you need.
If you are looking to work for an innovative business committed to NZ manufacturing and striving to achieve Best Practice Supply Chain then this opportunity could be for you.
The role will be for an initial 6 to 12 month fixed-term contract.
If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Wayne Fry on 021 656 502 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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