Data Analyst / Planner

  • Location

    Exeter

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21000 - £23000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

  • Contact email:

    slane@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    SL\40375_1604684149

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

The Company:

In this newly created position, you will join a well established team of procurement analysts and planners and will take responsibility for building the forecast and setting inventory plans for 3 overseas warehouse locations. The role would suit a bright, graduate level individual with exceptional skills in data analysis and somebody who enjoys working with large data sets.

Job Responsibilities:

Build, validate and enter the sales forecast into the company's ERP system and planning tool

SPX (ERP) and Optimiza (planning tool) in partner with local sales and Product team in Exeter

Forecast planning and identify errors in order to maintain accuracy of planning parameters via the analysis of large data sets.

Review demand patterns and amend planning forecast accordingly

Track forecast accuracy, identify root causes and implement appropriate corrective Ensure open orders on ERP system match that of the suppliers and update with accurate delivery dates as goods are despatched from suppliers

Skills:

Data analysis work experience using ERP / SAP systems ideal although advanced Excel or Business Objects skills which can be built upon would also suffice.

Working knowledge of planning processes ideal although not a prerequisite.

Personal Attributes:

Excellent numerical skills

Strong analytical skills and advanced database skills using large data sets.

Strong time management skills

Database experience: MS Excel or Access

SQL experience and skills ideal

Excellent attention to detail

A methodical and structured approach to work

IT competence including Microsoft Office applications

Associated Benefits: Life assurance cover 2 x basic salary (rising to 3 x basic salary for pension scheme members)

Company Pension Plan - Employer contributions of 6% (with min of 3% employee contributions)

25 days paid annual leave + bank holidays

Membership into the company medical insurance plan (80% subsidised)

Working Hours:

8.30-5 Monday to Friday - due to Covid-19 this role will predominantly be home based, until the situation improves and it will then return to an office based position on the outskirts of Exeter.

To apply, or to find out more information, please click on one of the "apply" buttons Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.