Junior Supply and Demand Planner



Junior Demand and Supply Planner, Harlow - Hybrid, 37.5 Hours

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A global leading skincare and make-up company, Clarins Group is the embodiment of a committed family history, with a fierce passion for innovation and spirit of independence. Its raison d’être is "making life more beautiful, passing on a more beautiful planet".


Operating in more than 150 countries, we are now the number one skincare company in Europe and are accelerating our development on all other continents, particularly in Asia and the Americas.


Because our 8,000 talents are unique, we are committed to promoting diversity in all its forms.


Do you want to help write the next chapter of our story? 


The role:

Supporting the growth of the Clarins Skincare business, this role specifically focusses on demand and supply planning for Ecom promotions. Working closely with the wider Supply Chain and Digital teams, this role will optimise inventory investment, advise on production requirements, and pro-actively communicate business intelligence in order to achieve relevant customer service goals.


What you’ll do:

  • Regularly review and manage inventory levels and product availability, aligning with Group guidelines and targets. Create local parameters to meet both current and future stock requirements.
  • Collaborate with the Demand and Supply Planner to analyse demand forecast accuracy and sales trends for promotional lines. Swiftly identify and address any issues.
  • Track key KPIs including fill rate/service level, forecast accuracy, and stock coverage. Drive ad-hoc analysis on stock performance and monitor overall performance.
  • Advise on adjustments to the replenishment plan, defining priorities and necessary actions in cases of shortage or overstock.
  • Identify potential risks to customer service and work with cross-functional teams to quantify and mitigate impact. Play a key role in managing fair share situations with the Customer Services Manager.
  • Recommend actions for safety stock adjustments, manage dead stock depreciation, and propose transfers. Ensure system updates are accurate and timely.
  • Communication: Ensure detailed follow-up on replenishment plans for regular products, launches, promotions, discontinued stock, and bespoke activities. Communicate inventory reliability to key stakeholders in Supply Chain, Marketing, and Sales at both local and global levels.
  • Track stock shipments to ensure on-time delivery to warehouses and customers. Analyse KPI data to monitor performance against agreed lead times.
  • Work closely with the Supply and Demand Planning team on product and stock issues. Collaborate with distribution on corrective actions for faulty products and manage the credit process.
  • Prepare and defend inventory review proposals at regular meetings with key stakeholders. Support the Supply and Demand Planning Manager in implementing corrective actions when necessary.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and proactively propose the development of automated systems and processes to improve accuracy and efficiency in demand planning activities.

You are:

  • Highly organised with strong time-management and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts.
  • Confident in negotiating, decision making and presentation skills.

You have:

  • APICS or other forecasting certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ in the industry or similar setting with end to end supply chain understanding
  • Knowledge of SAP/APO/M3/DMP/JDE, Manugistics or Oracle Demand Planning or other software packages including Microsoft Office and Advanced Excel.
  • Proven capability to analyse and synthesise data.


We have:

  • Close to 70 years of expertise in beauty and spa, with the Clarins and myBlend brands.
  • Unique products and innovative services.
  • A commitment to Social & Environmental Responsibility embedded in our raison d'être.
  • A caring and inclusive corporate culture.
  • Development and training opportunities.
  • Attractive compensation and benefits.
  • We Care Day – Volunteering.
  • A flexible work environment, with up to 2 days of remote working per week.



If you have a curious mind, a thirst to go further and the drive to boldly take on new challenges, join us.


At Clarins Group, we believe in making life more beautiful for our employees and our customers. Inclusion and diversity are firmly grounded in our core values, which are part of our DNA. We strive to achieve inclusiveness and we foster an equal-opportunity culture where everyone can reach their full potential and do their best work. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.


To learn more about our group and our commitments to people and the planet, visit www.groupeclarins.com 


Junior Supply and Demand Planner
  • 运营
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 无固定期限
  • 24 May 2024