Demand Planner

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  • Job ID 1003896

Job Description

At Bio Foods Limited, a Demand Planner plays a crucial role in ensuring that a company’s supply chain meets customer demands efficiently. The role is pivotal in enabling Bio Foods Limited to optimize its operations, minimize costs, and meet customer demands effectively


  • Forecasting: Using historical data, market trends, and other relevant information to predict future demand for products or services accurately.
  • Running the weekly Sales & Operations Process (S&OP): Planning, organizing and running the S&OP process from demand determination, through supply planning and production to finished goods availability. Working closely with sales, marketing, production, and finance teams to gather data and insights, ensuring alignment between forecasts and business goals.
  • Demand Analysis: Analysing demand patterns, seasonality, and other factors influencing customer demand to refine forecasts and improve accuracy.
  • Inventory Management: Optimizing inventory levels to balance customer service levels and minimize excess or obsolete inventory through effective demand forecasting.
  • Risk Assessment: Identifying potential risks and opportunities related to demand fluctuations, supply chain disruptions, or market changes and developing mitigation strategies.
  • Continuous Improvement: Implementing and improving demand planning processes, methodologies, and systems to enhance forecast accuracy and efficiency.
  • Performance Monitoring: Tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) related to demand planning, such as forecast accuracy, inventory turns, and service levels.
  • Communication: Presenting forecasts, analysis, and business insights to management and other stakeholders to support decision-making processes.


  • Forecast Accuracy
  • DIO (Days of Inventory Outstanding)
  • Service Levels

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Analytical skills to interpret data and trends accurately.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain dynamics.
  • Proficiency in demand planning software and Excel.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in forecasting.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

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