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Demand Planner

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: Middlesbrough, UK, NYK, GB

Company: Glanbia

Join us at GPN and inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals!


Glanbia Performance Nutrition’s purpose is to inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance goals! We are the world’s leading premium sports nutrition company with Optimum Nutrition, SlimFast, BSN, Nutramino, Isopure, Think, Amazing Grass, and Body & Fit amongst the brands in the portfolio today. We are also the fastest growth driver within Glanbia group with a revenue ambition of $2bn by 2022 and are also a values led organisation focused on driving sustainable business performance the right way.


The opportunity where you will make an impact:

  • Work closely with the commercial team to develop an accurate forecast which product supply can use to optimise finished goods/raw material stock to deliver a +97% customer service level
  • Identify trends /patterns in the actual demand which can be used to add value to the statistical forecast model
  • Actively manage data/anomalies in the forecasting tool ( JDA) to ensure the statistical model has a clean data set
  • Participate in the innovation process, and liaise with the Commercial team re NPD forecast/distribution points
  • Measure forecast accuracy & identify opportunities for improvement in collaboration with the commercial team
  • Manage product lifecycle status & ABC finished goods classification within forecasting tool
  • Build & deliver demand review deck for S&OP cycle
  • Contributes own views and listens to views of others
  • Contributes to a positive team environment
  • Is focused on the end target, does everything within their capability to hit it
  • Capable of challenging constructively.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.


What you will bring to GPN:

  • Advanced Excel
  • Previous experience in demand planning role
  • Ability to analyse data and translate into actions.
  • Ability to influence effectively across the organisation.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Driver of change
  • Works on own initiative
  • Inquisitive
  • Desired experience: SAP, JDA, Experience of contributing to major systems upgrades.


What we would like to offer you: 

  • The opportunity to advance your career in an organisation that is expanding globally and at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle movement
  • Join our fast-paced team at our manufacturing facility in Middlesbrough
  • Other benefits to include an employee discount on all GPN products
  • International career opportunities as part of a truly global organisation


Applications for this position close on 5th July 2021.

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.