EMENA Food & Beverages Demand Planner
Costa Coffee
Costa House, 6 Porz Avenue, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, GB-BDF, LU55YG, GBR
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Costa Coffee EMENA Food & Beverage Planner

A new and exciting role in the business, as the EMENA Food & Beverage Planneryou’ll be required to support with the EMENA Planning, Management and Coordination for the Food & Beverages Supply Chain, ensuring full availability to all EMENA Markets, customers, and consumers.

A bit about us...

At the heart of Costa Coffee are our values; we believe in Passion, Warmth, Trust and Courage. We are the No 1 coffee brand in the UK and as part of the Coca-Cola Company, we’re on a journey to be the worlds most loved coffee brand, we don’t settle for mediocre.

We’ve come a long way from the Costa brothers first roastery in 1971, today we are a total coffee company that delivers amazing coffee to our consumers all over the globe.

Along with our much-loved stores, this includes our Express machines, Ready to Drink products, and a long list of friends and partnerships.

Costa are proud of our collaborative and inclusive workforce, who continually unlock new growth and innovation.

A bit about the role...

Working closely with Global Forecasting and Demand planning teams, Procurement Teams, Global Campaigns Manager, UK teams & suppliers, you’ll ensure appropriate availability of all food & beverage products (excluding coffee) together with suitable safety stock levels for the business.

You’ll do this by generating a total Food & beverages products demand plan through collation of the different business channels - working closely with all business platforms to achieve accurate forecasts. You will also -

  • Manage forecasts for all new markets globally including Hellenic & CCEP
  • Responsible for managing forecast and order analysis reporting by total and individual channels to measure accuracy for forecasts.
  • Accountable for building strong relationships with all new markets to ensure a 2-way communication channel stock level in market and forecast accuracy reporting being fed back out.
  • Managing & sharing visibility of write off reporting with Costa Supply Chain finance, Costa Finance & Business units as appropriate.
  • Manage total supply chain stock, including depot availability, XPO, Havi. Consideration for order lead times, New campaigns & seasonality change requirements
  • Liaise with partners and technical teams for requests for shelf life extensions. Follow correct procedures ensuring product shelf life changes are documented & shared with customers & 3PLs
  • Work closely with the Global Campaigns Manager in launch of new products across global markets ensuring full availability & successful implementation
  • Responsible for supporting all new project activity from the outset, with external & internal stakeholders.
  • A bit about you

    To succeed at Costa, it is important that you embrace our values and enjoy working with diverse and committed colleagues.

    In addition, we would hope to see some of the below :

  • Supply Chain experience, ideally in Planning roles within a multi-channel retail environment
  • Analytical ability with all types of information, across various platforms (excel and systems)
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • International supply chains (desired, not must have)
  • Customer focused and a strong relationship builder
  • Highly numerate with Excel skills to an intermediate level
  • Able to shift and prioritise tasks for the wider benefit
  • Practical hands on style and proactive approach
  • Self-motivated
  • What we can offer...

    We’re on an exceptional adventure and can offer a truly purpose led career with flexibility to suit your personal needs.

    In addition, you will benefit from the below :

  • BUPA Healthcare
  • Costa Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme
  • 25% staff discount, including endless free coffee onsite at support office
  • 25 days Holidays
  • Location : Dunstable Bedfordshire, but we’re OK with you working from home if you’re OK to travel to our Head Office twice a week.

    At Costa Coffee we celebrate Inclusion and Equality; we believe everyone should bring their true self to work. We advocate collaboration and transparency and embrace differences in all that we do.

    nowisthemoment to join.

    Job ref : 27101-2807

    Advertised : 13 Jul 2021

    13 Jul 2021

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