Demand Planning Specialist
Full Time
United Arab Emirates

Your Role

To drive the overall demand planning and communication with factories along with driving key improvement initiatives across E2E process.

A Typical Day

  • Update APO(Advanced Planning and Optimizer) based on the received input
  • Consolidate the input from sales and Product teams
  • Lead the Commercial Triangle Meetings from the Demand/Supply perspective
  • Communicate volume to the respective supplying units
  • Follow up production execution as per agreed lead-time
  • Coordinate phase in & out process
  • Fulfill the data/report need of the BA on demand/supply aspects
  • Monitor and control the stock levels
  • Perform monthly root cause analysis to identify sources of controllable forecast error and mitigate in future forecasts
  • Continuously improve demand plan accuracy and connectivity across the supply chain to ensure customer order service level is met
  • Lead the weekly Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP) meetings in order to gain alignment to the consensus forecast, identification of risks and opportunities
  • Manage the Business call & budget submissions
  • Work with Sales and Marketing teams to ensure that seasonality, all promotions are captured in the demand plan
  • PSI (Purchase, Sales& inventory) management with the customers
  • Take initiatives to improve existing processes and eliminate the inefficiencies

Minimum Qualification

Who You Are

  • Min 2 years’ experience in demand planning/customer service environment
  • BA/BS degree required
  • Understanding of how supply/demand planning impacts other functions of the business
  • Knowledge of SAP APO
  • Advanced computer software skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Pivot tables)

Core Competencies

  • Fluent English
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive & positive approach
  • Ability to work under pressure

Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'