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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Manufacturing & Production

Job Description

Senior Demand and Supply Planner is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Cork based client. The Senior Demand and Supply Planner is responsible for end-to-end Planning in collaboration with Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Finance and Suppliers. You will need to demonstrate operational and strategic knowledge related to supply planning and inventory management. Strong Project Management skills is required in managing supply chain complexity to drive key requirements and objectives.

Role of this position

  • Responsible for planning multiple product categories including performing various tasks related to specific Sales regions.
  • Develop and execute supply plans, aggregate demand plans, risk buys and inventory plans. Perform thorough global analysis of inventory levels, make recommendations for action to cross-functional teams to optimize inventory levels and achieve revenue goals.
  • Proactively work with the Sales/Marketing teams to anticipate supply constraints. Provide guidance to Sales/Marketing for promotional planning with regards to SKU recommendations, stock exposure and promotional timing to optimize revenue results.
  • As a core NPI team member, proactively anticipate and identify risk to new product launch. Drive awareness and articulate possible scenarios affecting all stakeholders. Establish metrics and communication plans with Engineering, Marketing, and other stakeholders.
  • Analyze demand data, provide recommendation considering product transitions, new product introductions, and promotions. Provide inputs to forecast and inventory planning meetings with Demand Planning, Sales and Marketing, reviewing recommended demand forecasts and inventory goals.
  • Strategize with ODMs, Tactical Purchasing and Product Marketing to generate EOL candidate recommendation list and provide concrete guidelines for E&O transition planning.
  • Analyze total supply chain stock status and demand run rates to optimize inventory. Drive discussion and action plan with Marketing, Sales, ODMs and Demand Planning to mitigate negative impact to company revenue targets and financial goals.


  • BA/BS Degree or its equivalent in relevant area - Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, etc.; MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in supply chain (with supply and/or demand planning functions) for consumer electronics industry (preferred) or similar industry
  • Excellent (written and verbal) communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work with individuals, teams and management level.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations, work under pressure and deal with shifting priorities/workloads to meet strict deadlines and with limited information.

Please call Mike Morrissey today for further information on 021-429 7536 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Manufacturing & Production

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900