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Demand Planner

Job Title: Demand Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 87699
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Forecast Analyst

Who are the client
Our Client a medical device company in Galway are looking to recruit a Demand Planner for their Galway site.

What Will I Be Doing

Based in Galway, Ireland, the successful candidate will report to the Global S&OP Analytics Manager.
  • Preparation of monthly forecasting reports, ensuring they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner
  • Gather, analyse and validate data
  • Execute statistical modelling software and review resulting statistical forecast
  • Summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts and create reports
  • Participate in S&OP meetings as required
  • Execute applicable Quality System processes
  • Be an effective team player who will drive efficiency and continuous improvement throughout the department
  • Other duties as assigned

What Do I Need
  • Highly numerate with a strong aptitude for data analysis and achieving high quality output
  • Effective communicator, both articulate & verbally presentable
  • Self-starter, possesses flexibility and ability to work under pressure in a fast-changing environment and ambiguous situations
  • Positive attitude, team player with a high level of initiative, energy and enthusiasm
  • Time management and problem solving skills
  • 3 years' relevant experience in an integrated supply chain, with specific experience in demand planning
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or similar
  • Knowledgeable in data analysis, business statistics and reporting to support demand and supply planning
  • Advanced proficiency in SAP; knowledge of Business Warehouse and Business Intelligence systems desirable.
  • Good knowledge of QlikView or Dundas systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Highly organized and capable of managing a significant workload, to ensure the effective achievement of multiple deadlines within a tight schedule
  • Able to work alone to understand and summarise data into high quality, accurate and usable summaries.
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams and drive projects across functions is essential
  • Microsoft Office knowledge, with advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of company products and processes

For further information on this Demand Planner role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371/
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