Reference : 568144

Demand Controller

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
    LEICESTERSHIRE
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 05/10/2019

Who are we ?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced person with knowledge of customer ordering and demand to join our passionate and knowledgeable Demand Planning Team as the Demand Controller. This exciting role will see you managing short term and unusual demand to ensure that customer demand can be met by Supply Chain and Operations whilst protecting or enhancing customer satisfaction, utilising skills in demand & forecast tracking, problem solving, stakeholder management and knowledge of ordering the process and system and our customer requirements.

The Demand Team plays a pivotal role in the business, managing the planning and controlling of demand for British Gypsum products so supply chain can meet demand and customers are satisfied with British Gypsum. It stewards the forecast for the business which underpins strategic decisions for sales, marketing and operations. It is also coordinates the demand step within our IBP cycle.

What will you be doing in the role?

In the role as Demand Controller you will;

  • Exercise safety responsibility
  • Track demand
  • Reconcile demand
  • Manage allocation
  • Improve processes

Am I what you are looking for?

First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

For the Demand Controller specifically it is important that you have:

  • Excel skills/experience
  • SAP/ APO R10 experience
  • Forecasting experience or qualification is desirable

What about the business you’ll be joining?

There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

This vacancy is working for British Gypsum – part of the Saint-Gobain group and the UK's leading manufacturer of plasterboard and plaster-based dry lining systems and products.

In Saint-Gobain, each woman and man is able to build a career without boundaries in a genuine and ambitious group. At British Gypsum we’re proud to support this promise and offer our people a world of opportunity, all the challenge they’ll ever need and colleagues with great pride in what they’re a part of.

Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?

What will you get in return?

As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, British Gypsum is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package.

In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within British Gypsum or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate.

The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

What do you need to do now?

We would love to hear from you. In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site.

No Agency CV’s please.

Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK (sponsorship is not available for this position).

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