Demand Manager

Recruiter
BRITVIC
Location
Long Lawford
Posted
07 Oct 2017
Closes
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Britvic is the name behind iconic and market leading brands such as Robinsons, Pepsi, Fruit Shoot, Tango, Squash’d, J2O, R.Whits, Gatorade, 7UP, Teisseire and Lipton - and we are on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and admired soft drinks company in the world. Our reputation is built on bringing innovative ideas to market, and we are just as keen to develop fresh talent - making this a very exciting and progressive place to work.

Role Profile:

This role is based at our largest manufacturing site, sitting within our demand and supply planning team. Our Rugby site is due to start a £multi-million investment programme, so the landscape you will be coming into will be one of great energy, advancement and opportunities. Key areas of focus will include:

Leading the manufacturing planning across the site, delivering the very best optimised availability, supply chain maximisation and waste reduction.
You will be a key link between demand & supply, site operations, product and drive site - proactively planning production, materials and inventory. You will communicate and drive the plan, ensuring that all parties work together together to achieve our ambitious volume targets and plans.
Inconjunction with the brand teams and procurement you will drive supplier and innovation activities.
Lead review meetings, making recommendations and analysing performance and areas of improvement.
Other areas of focus will include: driving zero loss initiatives, aid in the reduction of transport movements, quality performance, general cost reduction, best practice, master data ownership and driving accuracy.

Requirements:

As we continue to drive towards our 2020 vision, our commitment to investing in our employees is key. Our Britvic Values are a cornerstone to this, and we look for current employees and those joining the business to display and live them every day. These are centred around: Be Proud, Be Bold, Be Disciplined, Act With Pace, Be Open, Win Together. Specific areas of interest for this role are on:

You will be a broad skilled demand planning related professional, with fast paced manufacturing/supply chain at it's heart.
You don't need to have had FMCG or Britvic-related experience, the important thing is that you have that strong demand planning focus, with excellent analytical skills and exposure.
Exposure to stock modelling, master data and reporting would be great.

Progress your career:

Britvic is a very exciting and supportive place to be, and we offer a very comprehensive package for this position - including a highly competitive basic salary, increased bonus scheme, enhanced company pension contributions, share save schemes, annual salary reviews, healthcare, excellent holiday allowance, vouchers and a whole host of flexible benefits.

We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.