Demand Planner

This role contributes to FrieslandCampina’s success by ensuring the high level of competence within the Demand area. Key activities of Demand Planning department include the creation, monitoring and improving the demand plan (0-18 months) in collaboration with commercial teams (e.g., sales and marketing) in alignment with finance and supply chain. By continuously challenging sales figures and by keeping realistic supply chain scenarios in mind the department aims to produce an accurate forecasts which is in balance with supply.

Demand Planner

What we ask

Critical competencies and Skills:

  • Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management/Logistics or Marketing

  • Minimum of 2 years of Demand Planning experience (or relevant other experience)

  • Knowledge of principles such as forecasting, S&OP, statistics, E2E Supply Chain processes within FMCG

  • Knowledge of MS Office (advanced)

  • Commercial affinity

  • Strong drive towards customer satisfaction and operational excellence

  • Analytical, Good Communication Skills,Influencing, Articulate

  • Knowledge of ERP-systems (preferred but not required SAP, APO DP/SNP, BW, MicroStrategy)

What we offer

  • Unique company culture of Filipino heritage and international presence.

  • Competitive salary & benefits package and engagement programs that focuses on well-being.

  • Diverse training and development programs to help you grow on your own professional journey.

  • A friendly working environment and professional team members to help you broaden your knowledge and growth paths.

  • Autonomy and trust to create longer term impact that helps bring better nutrition to the world.

Vacancy description

Demand planning

  • Creates the demand plans based on baseline (statistical) forecast which is enriched by inputs from the commercial teams; for the operational (0-13 weeks) and tactical horizon (4-18 months)

  • Understands how to use statistical forecasting to create a solid baseline forecast and maintains, reviews and cleans historical data and determines if this can be applied to the portfolio

  • Understand the impact of business dynamics and translate them into the demand plan: NPD, phase-in/out, promotions, events, seasonality, tenders, contracts, activations

  • Prepares the pre-demand review meeting & demand review meetings and provides input for the S&OP meetings

  • Analyzes and allocates forecast to 8 warehouse locations and communicates to Supply Planning and Logistics to execute dispatching

Monitoring planning (PDCA-cycle) & Analysis

  • Drive continuous improvement of the forecast accuracy and bias in alignment with the commercial teams.

  • Monitor, analyze, understand and challenge the quality of the enrichments provided by the commercial teams (assumptions, deltas, consumption, trends, issues, gaps, risks, opportunities)

  • Coordinate any activities related to the constraining and allocation process and ensure the match of demand & supply

  • Continuously look for opportunities & improvements within daily work context and take ownership in implementing solutions

Information & Communication

  • Analyse and determine the impact of OOS and communicate to commercial teams in accordance with the internal procedures

  • Provide KPI dashboards, insights and decision documents at request or at own initiative regarding quantitative and qualitative developments by means of periodical (PCS, D&S, S&OP, budget and 12Q) and ad hoc reports and/or analyses

Staying true to who you really are, that is your starting point at FrieslandCampina. Because it is precisely by embracing our differences that we can grow together. We want to create a working environment that allows all employees to bring their best and authentic selves. If who we are suits you, but you're not sure if you're the best fit for the role, we still encourage you to apply so we can help you find the role that fits you best.

For thousands of people every day, we are more than just a dairy company. To our farmers, our employees, the communities we serve, the businesses we work with and the people to whom we bring happiness, FrieslandCampina means something more. For them it's not just about what we do, but who we are. We value talented people from any background who want to contribute to something bigger than themselves. We encourage all of our employees to make decisions that benefit our entire company. At FrieslandCampina we own our own career and act accordingly. We trust you to make a difference in your job and influence the bigger picture. Working at FrieslandCampina means you are contributing to a better world. Join a Best-in-Class Commercial Team and accelerate your career growth!

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JOB-ID: 49446 | Demand Planner, Philippines
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