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Supply Chain Job-Korean Speaking Demand Planner

  • £18k
  • Contract
  • Rest of the UK
  • Ref: 20283

Your New Job Title: Korean Speaking Demand Planner

The Skills You'll Need: Korean fluency, strong Excel and PowerPoint, Supply Chain

Your New Salary: £18k

Location: Weybridge, Surrey

Job status: FTC 12 months

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9-5.30pm

Who You'll Be Working for:

Market leading electronics business based in Surrey.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our IT Solutions Team as Demand Planner- IT Solutions. Our IT Solutions Team is responsible for the sales and distribution of IT products into the UK market.

We are looking for a passionate graduate to join our IT Solutions Team and have a big impact to help achieve our goals by providing support, and efficient forecasting and data analysis, including managing the B2B partner portal.

Forecast process set-up & improvement

Working in conjunction with Marketing, Sales & Supply Chain Managers to develop, progressively improve forecasting process, improve accuracy and reduce forecast volatility through co-ordinated innovation activity.

Statistical Forecasting & Data Analysis

Analysis of historical trend, PSI and market trend on weekly basis using statistical analysis tools to generate weekly forecast. Collect and review sales forecast on weekly basis, identifying trends on fast & slow moving products. Maintain seasonality trend and impact of exceptional market changes: Promotional activity, national/international events.

Forecast Consensus meeting coordination

Facilitate Consensus meeting with relevant teams to confirm sales forecast. Manage agreement and drive judgement towards realistic and accurate forecast & delivery plan. Collate, share and input weekly forecast data.

Forecast Performance Management

Monitor periodical performance measures and supplier/customer non-conformance to enable process improvement in the Supply Chain. Provide fact based analysis with corrective action plan

Customer Relations & CPFR

Build on collaborative working relationships with key customers to drive forecast accuracy, process improvements, free flow of information and generally enhance Sales Management, Supplier & Customer working relations.

Sales and Operation Plan coordination

Weekly S&OP meeting with supplier factory to update production plan and preparing rolling forecast template


Ensure regular review and reporting of progress to Demand Planning Manager, Product Director and Sales Head of progress in realisation of all relevant KPI’s, identify bottlenecks and recommendation of appropriate remedial action.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Previous related work experience is beneficial

  • Due to the amount of correspondence with Korea HQ, the candidate would have to be fluent in verbal and written communication in Korean

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive

  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced environment and manage multiple priorities

  • Demonstrable creative ability and analytical mindset

  • Pro-active and confident liaising with both colleagues internally and external stakeholders

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint are required

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