JOB PURPOSE

The overall job purpose of the Demand Forecast Planner is to manage and coordinate all forecasting activities which support the customer service and inventory objectives associated with the company’s customers and products

 

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review trends in company’s historical sales, forecast accuracy
  • Review current forecasts against inventory receipts to ensure proper inventory fill rates to customers
  • Independently analyze current and historical customers order information before refining/developing forecasts models based on the Company’s demand patterns and business trends
  • Scrutinize sales data to identify trends and issues within forecasts and root cause analysis
  • Conduct regular monthly forecast maintenance by reviewing statistical forecast models and applying error analysis techniques
  • Monthly meetings with sales and marketing staff to discuss planned product promotions to produce more accurate forecast
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies
  • Successfully communicate forecast and inventory estimations to management and other relevant key officials

 

Working hours:  08h00 – 17h30 (Hours may fluctuate due to production demands)

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Matric
  • BCOM Logistics / Degree in Quantitative Analytics
  • Computer literate (Excellent Advanced Excel skills, Word & Microsoft)
  • 3- 5 years demand planning experience

 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Able to effectively communicate with staff at all levels

Honesty, Integrity & Reliability

Strong attention to detail

Problem-solving skills

Critical thinking capabilities

Ability to exercise sound judgment in decision making

Self-motivated: Ability to work with little supervision

A willingness to learn

Strong ability to multitask

Open to change and learning new systems

Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Good time management

Must be flexible due to work demands

Above average work standard.

 

Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to tracy@glass-house.co.za

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful

 

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