The Kraft Heinz Company

Senior Demand Planner - London

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Plaatsingsdatum 05-09-2018 Functiecategorie Logistiek: Inkoop & Supply Chai...
Standplaats London Niveau Professional
Opleidingsniveau HBO Dienstverband Vast contract - Bepaalde tijd m...
Uren 40 Salaris A competitive salary
Senior Demand Planner

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Demand Planner to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Senior Demand Planner position lies within the UKI Supply and Operations department. You’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the Head of Demand Planning. Your primary responsibility will be managing UK and Ireland`s total forecast: a combination of historical volume reviews and new data to support new product launches, future innovations, factory planning, logistics planning and stock policy. You strive to make sure we have the right product in the right place at the right time.

In brief, you will be responsible for;
  • Delivering forecast accuracy targets through the development of robust demand forecasts
  • Managing the meeting and process framework to ensure forecasts are constructively challenged to drive consensus and accuracy
  • Managing the forecast of a portfolio of FMCG products including the generation of base forecast down to SKU level through high quality analysis within our Manugistics platform.
  • Coordinating forecast inputs such as promotional and media plans and coordinating product flow to the UK market with the central supply team
  • Customer service levels (i.e. case fill rate and requested delivery date to ensure we have the right product in the right place at the right time) and operational costs to manage operation efficiency


Hard Skills
Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.
  • Bachelor’s degree essential
  • 4+ years prior demand planning is essential
  • Advanced Excel knowledge
  • Manugistics / JDA experience preferred (not essential)

Professional Attributes
  • Communication Skills
    o At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication and leadership skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • Commercial Sense
    o You don’t only want to win; you hate to lose. You’re always seeking for opportunities to expand your business and create more savings, while over delivering your targets.
  • Analytical
    o We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution, clear recommendations and action plan with your analytical mindset.
  • Networking skills
    o You’re able to be interesting and interested in business conversations, motivating people to want to be in your network. The stronger the network you have, the more easily you can get things done. You, highly aware of that, are constantly expending your network.
  • High pressure
    o You don’t get easily stressed by pressure, on the opposite, a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.

What we offer you
  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!
Please apply via the 'Apply' button.
Meer informatie
Deze vacature betreft een fulltime functie.

Functiecategorie(ën) Logistiek: Inkoop & Supply Chain
Branch(es) Transport / Logistiek
Provincie(s) London
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