Demand Planner (Ref: CFDP)
Remuneration: RANDR23 000 to R24 500

Position in the Manufacturing, Production and Trades sector in Pinetown - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Friday 1 July 2022
Job Description:

A large well established manufacturing company is looking for a Demand Planner – Back to School based in Pinetown, Durban.

 Main job function

      Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns.

      Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities.

      Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.

      Successfully communicate forecast and inventory estimations to management.

      Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies.

      Conduct monthly forecast maintenance.

      Address demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner

      Analyze, Project and Update Demand Plans for Local, Imports and Exports Customers.

      Data Analysis - Prepare analysis of Stock, Article assessment, Customer order assessment, best sellers/slow sellers, sell through, etc.

      Reporting - Stock Availability, Stock Age, Order Status, Behind Plans (ABU and Factory Production plans), Weekly\Daily invoicing Status

      Timeous completion of demand plans for production.

      Manage and report on Aging inventory - Analyses inventory productivity and recommends adjustments to business trends


o   Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or other relevant fields.

o   A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a demand planning/forecasting role.

o   Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.

o   Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.

o   Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

o   Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

o   Advanced Excel skills


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider

your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies
Please contact Catherine Fforde