Adecco Permanent Placement is looking for its client , a multinational consumer goods company for a Demand Planner
You will manage the demand and supply chain in order to insure the products availability while maintaining an optimal stock level.
The role requires close cross functional interaction with customers, planning, finance, and information systems team.
Providing 52 week demand to factories
Managing SKU’s portfolio ( NPD’s / EPD’s / Promotional items )
Responsible for finished goods inventories and developing / implementing projects to reduce inventory levels
Overall management of the incoming goods, supply chain, using business enterprise system
Responsible for external co-packer supply.
Ensure product availability, no out-of-stocks.
Maintain Pack Fill and Order Fill rates at company standards
Update forecast in SNP, 12 months rolling forecast at least, create promo codes, update cross-references.
Ensure data in system are correct and updated
Planning and analysing the weekly production schedule
Uploading HH and HC forecast in SNP
Follow-up on new product launches from decision to arrival in DC
Acquiring logistics data from factory
Complete PIS forms (cost, palletization, etc.) and update forecast in SNP once code exists in local system
Maintain lowest possible inventory level, without risk in Service to customers
Challenge SNP parameters (MOQ's, coverage, etc.) with factories, in order to achieve lowest inventories possible
On a daily basis, inform sales through customer service and PAR (product availability report) about product availability of all products, remaining promotions and timing of new launches
Weekly OOS / Distress report
Candidate Profile :
Bachelor's degree ideally in a business related subject
1-3 years of experience in a similar role
Fluency in English
Commercial exposure and understanding of production planning
Financial KPI’s understanding
Business processes re-engineering
Good knowledge of supply chain model, supporting for a good understanding of possible issues / opportunities.
Good understanding of systems usage (JDE / SAP would be an advantage)
Personal Attributes :
Strong organizational and skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
Entrepreneurial attitude in managing activities and projects
Strong Relationship builder and ability to communication effectively across all functions; ability to challenge constructively and confidently
Tenacity and resilience