Position: Demand Planner
Overview: My client is a global market leader in their industry, and they are currently seeking an experienced Demand Planner to join their team. This is a hybrid role that demands a mix of analytic and interpersonal skills, requiring the ability to influence decisions and collaborate across various organizational functions. The Demand Planner must be adaptable, detail-oriented, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
- Coordinate with relevant departments to identify and address any excess stock
- Collaborate with Central colleagues to maintain IT systems and processes for optimal supply to customers
- Forecast short-term demand for A and B articles
- Continuously monitor forecast accuracy to improve demand planning processes and meet supply chain targets
- Utilize lost order information to enhance demand forecast accuracy
- Monitor and adjust forecasts based on sales and order book data on a daily/weekly basis
- Regularly review forecasted articles and align with Central targets
- Analyze stock levels compared to customer orders, direct shipment orders, and market demands
- Maintain adequate stock levels in the Regional Distribution Center (RDC) based on agreed parameters with Local and Central Demand Management
- Develop a flagging system to identify and address market availability issues
- Follow up on out-of-range or slow-moving items in local RDCs and take necessary actions in consultation with local management
- Maintain inventory styles in the Material and Demand Analysis (MADA) system according to local Demand Management criteria
- Participate in the annual sales budget process
- Prioritize execution based on European shortages according to instructions from Master Data Management (MDM)
- Background in supply chain, inventory management, or related fields
- Skills in forecasting, procurement, supply chain management, vendor management, and strong analytical capabilities
- Proficiency in SAP and other ERP systems, as well as strong computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office Suite
- Strong communication skills to lead discussions and present forecasts
- Analyzing problems, identifying needs, and presenting effective solutions
How to Apply: If you possess the required skills and experience for this hybrid Demand Planner role and are eager to contribute to a global market leader, please apply now!
Thank you. Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.