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Demand Planner

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Company : Safran Electrical & Power Job field : Supply chain Location : Pitstone, Buckinghamshire , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Employees / Staff
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Job Description

The aftermarket demand planner is responsible as part of a team, for planning the global aftermarket spares and repairs demand by platform ensuring that material is available to meet our customer's requirements at all times.

The role holder will also be accountable for the planning actions of the sales and operational planning process to support the aftermarket growth strategy. The Demand planner will also support the Demand Manager for OE and LRU demand processes as needed under the S&OP process.


• Full responsibility for the planning of Repairs and Spares global demand by platform.
• Ensure 100% material availability to meet the Repairs and Spares customer delivery performance metrics.
• Responsibility for the daily provisioning of piece parts for Repairs and Spares through internal ERP systems (SAP).
• Analyse historical customer demand using Syncron & internal tools to define best product demand forecasts
• Liaise with the Business Development teams to understand the market requirements by platform.
• As required support the demand manager to complete tasks under the S&OP and demand processes for (OE, Spares and MRO) – weighting will be on the aftermarket activities
• Responsibility for the sales and operational planning process actions by product group.
• Represent the Aftermarket team at the site S&OP reviews and customer demand planning meetings.
• Liaise with all internal functions to ensure full visibility of demand to the entire supply chain.
• Manage inventory for the designated product groups in line with internal budgets.
• Action planning reports to support the Spares and MRO functions in their day to day operations.
• Support inventory count activities as required.

Job Requirements

• Ability to demonstrate previous success in demand planning ideally in an Aftermarket environment.
• ERP knowledge MRPII process (SAP desirable)
• Ability to work cross-functionally
• Use of Syncron inventory / SAP IBP would be an advantage
• Strong analytical skills including Microsoft excel
• Continuous improvement mind-set
• Customer orientated
• Must be able to demonstrate a high level of self-motivation, with problem solving skills
• Excellent communication skills for effectively engaging key stakeholders.
• Able to demonstrate strong business and commercial acumen
• Ability to make decisions under time constraints
• Positive can-do attitude and ability to follow tasks through to a positive conclusion
• Evidence of written English at interview stage.

Specificity of the job

As required.

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Westfield Road LU7 9RH

Pitstone, Buckinghamshire

England United Kingdom

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