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Inventory Forecasting Manager

Venatu Consulting are currently working in partnership with our client to recruit 2 Inventory Forecasting Managers. The successful candidates will provide specialist material forecasting and planning support in line with core business requirements

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: £20,000 - £23,000
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 14 September 2017
  • Ref: 897820

Responsibilities

  • Provide a specialist resource and contact point for inventory forecasting and planning
  • Continuous review of Forecast Exceptions and SAP Planning Strategies to optimise availability and minimise S&O
  • Assist as required with data analysis, solution proposals and implementation relating to new business opportunities
  • Liaise with Customers or Customer facing teams to better understand unusual demand patterns and future plans
  • Maintain integrity of Procurement System Master Data through audits, process reviews and corrective action
  • Assist with Inventory Management activities as required
  • Review Procurement processes and activities to identify problems and waste, improve where possible including preparation and presentation of re-training

Skills and Knowledge

  • Previous experience working within a procurement team is essential
  • Materials Management / Forecasting knowledge with appropriate experience.
  • Experience in planning with an ERP/MRP system preferably SAP.
  • IT literate with excellent numeracy skills.
  • Ability to communicate and confidently present at various levels.
  • Ability to work under own initiative.
  • Capable in the use of MS Excel, Word or equivalent.

Hours & Benefits

  • Hours: 37 hours per week / Monday-Friday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free on-site Parking

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