Demand Planning Manager

Posted 10 June 2024
Job type Fixed-Term - Full Time
Discipline Internal
Job FunctionOperations
Expiry date 16 June 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day.

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.

Here at Manton Wood, we have a team of around 1,700 colleagues. We produce sandwiches and wraps for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Co-op, Asda, Morrisons, Boots, Aldi and Lidl.

Our Manton Wood site has a gym, restaurant with hot food and a staff shop available to all our colleagues.

Fixed-term contract until December 2025

What You’ll Be Doing

As Demand Planning Manager you will lead the demand planning process for teams internally and with customers, engaging with sites, sales teams and customers to maintain our live Demand Plan.

  • Lead the demand planning process for short and/or long term horizons and ensure accurate forecasting with Commercial and Operational functions as required
  • Ongoing management and analysis of customer KPI’s to maximise sales and availability whilst balancing waste and efficiency in the supply chain, collaborating with customers where relevant
  • Manage and develop a team to support their growth and delivery of supply chain metrics and business plans
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and optimise performance to deliver business effectiveness and cost efficiency

What we’re looking for

  • Experience of managing and developing a team
  • Experience of working with and understanding supply / demand processes
  • Experience of working closely with customers & managing customer expectations
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, growth industry or business
  • Experience working with Demand Planning Tools

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.


What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.