Would you like the opportunity to work with some of the world’s largest brands?
DCS Group is the UK’s leading Distributor, Manufacturer and Exporter of Health Beauty and Household products. As the uniquely appointed representatives for Proctor & Gamble, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, PZ Cussons, SC Johnson to name a few, DCS has unrivalled multi-channel insight and category expertise. Our latest exciting plans to develop and grow our new Food distribution business has seen major brands such as Whitworths and Danone joining forces with DCS.
DCS Group is passionate and proud about all that we do, the customers we serve and our people. Operating out of two amazing sites, we have the 26-acre Banbury Head Office and warehousing facilities as well as our new state of the art Health and Beauty manufacturing facility occupying 100,000 sq. ft based in Redditch.
As a family-owned business, we are very proud of our ethos, our people and 26 years of successive growth. We offer a very special opportunity of being able to join a welcoming, dynamic, fun place to work, and to work directly with the world’s biggest FMCG power brands.
We are currently looking to recruit a hands on and experienced Sales and Operations Planning Managerto join us on a permanent, full-time basis working 40 hours per weekat our site in Banbury Oxfordshire.
As Sales and Operations Planning Manager, your duties will include:
Ø S&OP Manager will be responsible for developing and monitoring a Demand and Supply Forecast
Ø Supporting on managing optimal stock holding, identifying ROP and EOQ
Ø Identifying peaks and drops, and seasonality on the demand and support on operational and resource planning
Ø Collaborate with Sales and Commercial teams to ensure that the promotions, visible impact orders, new product, and obsolete skus forecasts are included in the aggregate demand
Ø Meeting with different stakeholders across departments and collecting data to manage end-to -end view of the supply chain
Ø Review and analyse the forecast demand versus actual demand, understanding changes and trends
Ø Sharing Supply/ Purchase forecast with key suppliers and adjust with them if high BIAS
Ø Review, store, and backup final adjusted and unadjusted forecasts and manage the Forecasting tool
Ø Monitoring BIAS and MAPE and correct the over the time
Ø Create and drive continuous improvement of world-class demand planning and S&OP processes
What we are looking for in our ideal Sales and Operations Planning Manager:
- Forecasting skills.
- Good Verbal and written communication skills.
- Process orientated and understating.
- Ability to communicate at all levels.
- Self motivated, flexible and open to changes.
- Ability to build relationships and liaise effectively internally and externally.
- Experience of a buying/stock control.
- Experience of busy warehouse environments.
- Time management and prioritising.
- Able to raise/complete quality incidence reports.
- Working to deadlines & managing customer expectations.
Core benefits of working for DCS Group:
As a family business, we place a great deal of importance on the well-being and happiness of our staff and the benefits they can enjoy.
- Life Cover
- Medical Cash Plan
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Social Events
There’s no place quite like DCS Group and we’re proud of that, which is all down to the people who work here. If you want to be part of our expanding company which offers exciting opportunities for career progression, we would love to hear from you!