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Forecasting Analyst

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: £23,000
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 8 March 2021
  • Ref: 906724

Duties & Key Responsibilities

  • The main purpose of this role is to provide material forecasting and planning support to a specific assigned customer.
  • Accountability for the day to day running of an important process(es) or procedure(s) which, if not fulfilled, may have a serious impact.
  • Frequent contact within own group/department and others within the Organisation.
  • Work with the customer to assess inventory forecasting and planning and control the conversion of purchasing requirements.
  • Continuous review of forecast exceptions to optimise availability and to minimise scrap and obsolete parts including the setting of safety stocks and service levels.
  • Ensuring the best use of externally acquired planning information and the optimisation of the Customers’ business system.
  • Provide a specialist resource and contact point for Inventory Forecasting and planning, including Business Systems Procurement Process knowledge
  • Running of routine updates and reporting activities
  • Liaise with customers/customer-facing teams to better understand unusual demand patterns and future plans.
  • Maintain the integrity of Procurement Master Data through audits, process review and recommend corrective action.
  • Review business processes and activities to identify problems and waste.
  • To improve, where possible, with the preparation and presentation of Standard Operating Procedures.

Experience required/Desired.

  • Knowledge and qualification in a vocational or specialised field short of degree level
  • Ability to address issues and confidence in following processes.
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • IT Literate
  • Numerical and analytical

Hours of work

  • Monday - Friday
  • 8am - 4pm
  • 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • 9am - 5pm


  • 25 Days Holiday + Stats
  • Free Parking
  • Pension

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