Demand Planner / Junior Buyer - Boksburg
7 days ago
?? New Vacancy 2022
Demand Planner / Junior Buyer
Company based in Jet Park (East Rand) is looking for a Demand Planner / Junior Buyer with 5+ years relevant experience in a demand planning / forecasting / junior buying role. (Company Manufacturer and supplier hygiene & washroom equipment & consumables, chemicals, & paper products)
Salary : R 25 000.00 – R 30 000.00 per month CTC negotiable based on skills and experience
Main job function:
Manage & oversee operations in a timely, efficient, & cost-effective manner.
Estimating future product demand, analysing inventory flow, & developing forecast models.
Assist with investigating & sourcing new & alternative suppliers & products.
\Develop & maintain effective forecast models based on industry and demand patterns.
Support Management with Risk Assessments & mitigation activities.
Propose & implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.
Successfully communicate forecast & inventory estimations to Management.
Monitor & report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, & business strategies.
Conduct monthly forecast maintenance. o Address demand-related issues in a timely & effective manner.
Alert clearing agent of incoming shipment & manage process.
•Requirements / Qualifications
Matric / Grade 12
Degree / Diploma in Business Management / Supply Chain Management
5+ years relevant experience in a demand planning / forecasting / junior buying role
Solid understanding of inventory management practices & procedures
High analytical skills
Excellent written / verbal / communication skills
Own transport o Solid understanding of inventory forecasting & ordering models
Highly proficient in Excel
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
In depth knowledge of advanced mathematical & forecasting policies
Please note that the above-mentioned experience is essential.
Please don’t apply if you do not have the above-mentioned experience.
Please note that your CV will not be considered if you don’t have the above-mentioned experience.