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Market Demand Planner


Supply Chain and Logistics
United Kingdom - Bristol Office

About us

Dyson is growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. Pioneering technology takes more than just inventive engineers. At Dyson, we take a problem-solving approach to everything we do. Our People team are responsible for activating our unique philosophy and values to deliver a truly Dyson people experience. It’s essential that we attract and hire the best talent, and retain them to build a solid foundation for our future growth. We're committed to our campus culture and don’t look to offer a regular hybrid working arrangement. This helps us to achieve the spirit of Dyson – collaboration, creativity, and inventiveness – in our inspiring, social, and dynamic workspaces.

About the role

The Market Demand Planner will be key, as the unbiased function, to lead the multi-functional team efforts in accurately forecasting the true demand. This role will be bringing the outside in, ensuring high quality and accuracy in Dyson’s planning efforts, feeding accurate by SKU forecast to the Supply team so they can provide the right level of service and inventory to deliver the business.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead transformation of current process & ways of working to deliver a new Operating Model for “best in class” demand planning across the market.

  • Develop and coordinate demand planning and budgeting processes used within the organization (lead the local S&OP process)

  • Demand Forecasting: Utilize historical data, market trends, and inputs from sales and marketing teams to build accurate and timely bottom-up demand forecasts (based on validated assumptions collected during monthly cycle). Analyse demand patterns and identify factors that may impact demand fluctuations.

  • Design & implement Reasonability tools to deliver against the principles of 50/50 demand management.

  • Responsible of forecast accuracy overall, root cause analysis and action planning

  • Closely work with the Supply Chain Managers by focusing on giving them the right input (by SKU/CRG sell-in forecast) to deliver the needed levels of service and inventory

  • Performance Analysis and Reporting: maintain and communicate a suite of relevant KPI’s with a strong focus behind RCA and continuous improvement, communicated to key stakeholders in a meaningful way.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for demand planning process improvement. Overall lead a culture of continuous improvement

  • Coordinate efforts to achieve our targets (volume and value), timely identify gaps vs. target if any and ensure proper allocation of resources to maximize profit

  • Monitors the accuracy and efficient distribution of demand planning reports and other intelligence essential to the Global Revenue and Supply Chain organizations. Recommends revisions to existing reports or assists in the development of new reporting tools as needed

  • Implements enabling technologies and/or support deployment of global solutions in the region

  • Build a network across markets to share & reapply best practice.

About You

  • In depth knowledge of demand management and proven track record of delivering results in complex environments.

  • Ready to challenge the status-quo, embraces and accelerates change in a fast-paced environment

  • Is resilient and flexible, adapts to new challenges.

  • Proactively seeks improvement, is a pragmatic solution provider and a problem solver

  • Remains focused on priorities while tackling obstacles

  • Thrives on challenges and keeps a healthy attitude under pressure

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field

  • +4/5 years of experience in demand planning, supply chain management

  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and strategic thinking skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other data analysis tools

  • Proficiency in demand planning software and statistical forecasting techniques

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment



  • Performance-related bonus scheme

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • Life assurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines and retail purchases

  • Free bus travel to and from campus (from Bristol, Bath, Chippenham, and Swindon)


  • Generous holiday allowance of 27 days (plus bank holidays)

  • Free on-site lunches, fruit, and hot drinks

  • Access to on-site sports centre, gym, hair salon, and lifestyle assistance

  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme

  • Option to purchase additional holiday days


  • Private medical insurance and dental insurance

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Digital GP services

  •  On-site physiotherapy and GP services

  • Prescription service

  • Fertility treatment support

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.