As a Demand Planner, you will maintain data within the APO forecasting system to ensure a high quality forecast. You will update the demand plan in line with the monthly cycle, making changes to demand guided by commercial and category updates.
This means identifying master data issues and working with Master Data to ensure effective adjustment, adjusting historical sales to provide good base data for statistical forecasting and accurate data on historical promotions and reviewing APO alerts relevant to the role on a weekly basis, acting to resolve all high priority alerts, check all medium priority alerts and take action where necessary. In both cases, reference commercial teams where appropriate.
The job holder will also review poor statistical forecasts and make recommendations to the APO Configuration Manager and validate start forecasts volumes, manage the use of the APO control week in creating accurate forecasts.
For this position, HAYS is looking for a candidate with a first similar experience. Higher education, preferred fields: logistics, mathematics, statistics, banking, engineering, or similar. Very good numerical, analytical and communication skills.
Our client offers a contract in a rewarding, challenging and international environment.