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Role: EU Demand Planner - Fixed term contract for 12 months only
Location: Loughborough
Division: CCG / RSD
Band: 5

Position Summary:

  • Reporting to the European Demand Planning Supervisor the Demand Planner will manage the demand forecasting and inventory planning processes supporting Business Transformation projects.

  • Working with a product portfolio that runs to several hundred thousand SKU the Planner will assist in converting high level Supply Chain Planning objectives (DoH, Inventory, Service, D&E) in to executable and maintainable system configuration settings and standardised processes across sites.

  • Create and maintain a stable planning environment that helps the SCP Purchasing teams deliver their objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all daily/weekly/monthly/periodical jobs are run to quality and schedule – ie Items are classified correctly into appropriate Segmentation/differential Inventory control groups to allow for optimized Inventory management. Maintain and enhance appropriate safety stock and ROP system settings, review the Stock/Non-stock process to optimize the Operational impact of Inventory stock controls etc.
  • Ensure that all base inventory management parameters are correct and optimal within IBS ERP system for those sites within span of control.
  • Maintain all necessary Inventory management control table parameters within IBS to ensure process stability and predicted outcome.
  • Perform routine and ad-hoc detailed analysis and make recommendations to achieve profitability, customer service and desired inventory value.
  • Through analysis, identify and communicate opportunities for improvement to service and inventory.
  • Control the service level and inventory to meet or exceed goals through proactive management of key indicators (including: availability rate, coverage, accuracy and timeliness of forecasts).
  • Manage the reporting and implementation of operational tasks.
  • Be the reference point for the team in Supply Chain Planning process definition (implementation, standardization, improvement and documentation).
  • Design, develop, and deploy computer-based decision support tools, analysis, reports and models to enhance the performance and efficiency of supply chain functions.
  • Act as “Super-User” for IBS system.
  • Work cross functionally and across sites to support inventory planning, forecasting, procurement, transportation, distribution operations, customer service, manufacturing and international functions as required.
  • Provide expert insight and analysis of optimal network stocking locations (by supplier/product).

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28th February
Recruiter, Adele Holland, adele.holland@thermofisher.com


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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