Demand Planner | Kelly Services (UK) Ltd

Kelly Services (UK) Ltd

Job Title: Demand Planner
Employer: Kelly Services (UK) Ltd
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 23643_221759219


Job Details:

Are you an experienced Demand Planner looking for a new opportunity? Do you enjoy a fast paced, busy role? Do you want to work for a business that puts its employees and their development first? Then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Our client in the Wednesbury area is looking for an experienced Demand Planner to join their vibrant team due to continued business growth.


  • Salary – 27,000 to 35,000 per annum
  • Location: Wednesbury
  • Hours of work – Monday to Friday 09:00am to 17:00pm (37.5hrs per week)
  • 33 Days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Occupational health benefits
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Death in service
  • Progression opportunities that include international travel to places such as Dubai, Italy, Thailand and more!

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Analyse and monitor sales forecasts by customer and product, bridging sales and purchasing.
  • Identify discrepancies between actual and planned demand, adjusting forecasts and supply chain plans to optimise inventory.
  • Plan inventory levels and initiate purchase orders with suppliers to maintain adequate stock.
  • Collaborate with logistics, suppliers, and shipping agents to ensure timely delivery of purchase orders.
  • Aid warehouse and sales teams in achieving 100% order fulfilment while minimising excess inventory.
  • Identify surplus inventory and collaborate with sales to develop sales plans.
  • Notify sales, procurement, and inventory teams of potential stock shortages and excess inventory.
  • Manage regular communication with stock control and visit the warehouse as needed.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years of Supply and Demand experience, including forecasting and supplier scheduling.
  • (Essential) Experience working within the FMCG sector.
  • Familiarity with sales and operations planning.
  • Proficient in MS packages with clear communication skills.
  • Excel expertise, including pivot tables, VLookup & Macro’s.
  • Strong time management and task prioritization abilities.
  • Proactive problem-solving and decision-making skills.

If you are interested in this position, please apply through the advert!


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As an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.



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