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Demand Planner – FMCG – Johannesburg

March 31, 2021
Connect Recruit
March 31, 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Summary: We are searching for a talented Demand and Supply Planner whose main role is to ensure the timely, efficient, and cost-effective planning of the companies Supply Chain. To succeed in this role, you should be professional, analytical, and possess excellent communication skills.

Job Description


Reporting to the Factory Manager(s) – The Demand and Supply Planner chairs the S&OP business process with the following key responsibilities.


  • Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns.
  • Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.
  • Develops weekly, monthly & annual demand and supply plans.
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts & Supply (both FG and Raw Materials).
  • Addresses demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Manages FG and RM inventory ensuring that stock levels are defined and maintained.
  • Counting and tracking inventory across multiple locations.
  • Ensuring the business has a steady flow of stock without overcapitalizing on materials.



  • At least 5 years’ experience in a Demand and Supply Planning role in FMCG.
  • A tertiary education in Supply Chain Management augmented by Sapics/Apics accredited courses.
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
  • Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
  • Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • ERP & MRP System experience (Ideally Syspro).

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