Demand Manager

  • Burnley
  • Annual salary: 40,000 - 45,000 GBP
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The role

We are currently looking for an experienced Demand Manager to join our growing Commercial team.
You will take ownership of the demand planning process in all business units (fenestration, trade extrusion and compound), to enable effective projections (volume, value, margin) over a 24 month horizon.

You will also be responsible for coordinating stakeholder demand reviews, alongside managing assumptions, vulnerabilities and opportunities.

What you'll do

  • Develop commercial business plan using the volume, value and margin model.
  • Develop and improve the process to gather, quantify and manage assumptions in the demand plan.
  • Liaise with product and supply chain teams on Integrated Business Planning
  • Monitor actual performance to plan, and communicate and/or intervene as appropriate
  • Effectively communicate and engage with customers on operational issues
  • Coach Commercial team on demand planning and questioning techniques to improve demand plan accuracy

What you'll need

  • A minimum of 2 years demand planning experience in a B2B environment (essential)
  • Advanced Excel skills (essential)
  • Experience in Baseline Forecasting (essential)
  • Manufacturing sector experience (desirable)
  • Experience of SAP Demand Management (desirable)
  • Oliver Wight Class A Demand Planning Process (desirable)

What you'll get

  • Healthcare Cashplan
  • Pension (6% employer contribution)
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Annual profit share (uncapped)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free on-site parking

What we do

VEKA has been leading the global development of PVCu window systems for over 50 years, through design, innovation and customer focus. With factories in over 40 countries across Europe, Asia and America, VEKA is the world’s largest manufacturer of extruded PVCu products.

How we ACT
We have four fundamental values which are at the heart of everything we do. These are not just words, but the very essence of what we do and why we do it. These values – Appreciation, Courage & Ambition, Commitment, Trust & Responsibility – sit at the very core of everything we do, remaining ever-present in each facet of our organisation.

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