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Demand Planner

Summary
Peterborough
Permanent
Full-time

4 days left to apply

Taylor Wimpey Logistics is our supply chain logistics business and is a vital component of our supply chain. We have a range of sites in various stages of development around the country.

The Demand Planner will work alongside other Taylor Wimpey Logistics departments and the Procurement Team to ensure product is available for customer orders in a timely manner whilst keeping inventory levels within agreed limits.

What you will do:

  • Work closely with the Stock Manager, Procurement team and suppliers to ensure the demand plan is robust and contains the most up to date business information
  • Analysing the forecast and identifying risks and opportunities within the business, make challenges and propose changes; able to efficiently escalate issues
  • Identifying root causes for demand errors and supporting business units to address them
  • Raise POs to ensure stock available to cover known customer demand and contingent stock for short lead orders (loose supply)
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives for stock team, inventory management process and systems to develop efficiencies and support future growth
  • Train new starters in process (upstream and downstream), share best practice and collaborate with other departments as necessary
  • Assist Stock manager with identifying and managing obsolete stock

 

What you will have:

  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Experience in SIOP/materials planning
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience in the housebuilding industry is preferred but not essential

 

Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do.

We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
Healthcare
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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