Demand Planner

Did you know that you already know us? Almost every second tablet on the global market contains our products. As this demands great entrepreneurial power, we are always looking for people who take ownership and are not afraid of accountability.

Now is your chance to join!

The position of Demand Planner needs to be an equal partner for Sales and Supply Chain Management and capable to challenge the other disciplines in the S&OP process.

Demand Planner

What we ask

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the area of Business Administration, Supply Chain, or Logistics.

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar role within the B2B environment

  • Successful track record within S&OP

  • Knowledge of demand/supply planning systems (SAP-(APO) and/or MicroStrategy is an advantage)

  • Excellent communication skills on all levels in English (Dutch and/or German is an advantage)

  • The following competencies: analytical, proactive, accurate, influential, believes in possibilities

What we offer

  • International working environment

  • Hybrid way of working (Home office and office combination)

  • Continuous learning and development; your development is not only good for your career; we also benefit from it

  • Excellent remuneration package

  • A flat organisation structure with short communication lines

Vacancy description

  • Accurate forecasting for an assigned part of the sales demand for the global DFE Pharma portfolio

  • Manage the operational demand related issues

  • Validate, analyze and challenge the forecast in order to structurally improve the global demand plan

  • Initiate and prepare pre-demand review meetings with the various sales teams

  • Frequent alignment with supply chain to safeguard the supply of the planned demand and have a pro-active attitude to solve potential supply issues

  • S&OP process and collect, translate and evaluate the received market data from internal (sales, marketing, finance, supply planning) and external (customer, market development) parties as input for the demand planning

  • Being a sparring partner for sales and marketing in order to challenge and validate forecasts

  • Monitor & analyze the performance of the demand related KPIs

  • Monitor the realized performance compared to the formulated planning and set priorities or have the plan altered based on challenges with the sales teams

  • Observe and evaluate bottlenecks

  • Key user S&OP

  • Identify opportunities and improvement actions in demand planning related processes, planning systematics, procedures, and/or systems, and ensure implementation of improvements after approval as a key user for relevant tools

  • Provide support with determining safety stock through analyses and advice

  • Participate in assigned projects, which are supply chain/ cross-functional related

  • You will report to our Demand Manager

  • You will work in the head office in Goch; approx. 80 km from Düsseldorf and close to Nijmegen (Netherlands)

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Gina Heimsoth

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JOB-ID: 45702 | Demand Planner, Germany
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