This role is in an exciting and challenging environment. This is a new position, and has been created to develop and embed a demand-led approach to our business planning processes. You will be one of three Regional Demand Planners, responsible for Poland, Ukraine, and Spain. in the CPN Europe network. You will report to the CPN Europe Planning Lead who will coach and support your personal development and with whom you revisit your objectives on a regular basis.
In this role you will work closely with key stakeholders upstream (Commercial, Marketing &Technical teams, Finance) and downstream (Supply Planning, Production, Customer Services). Your role will be primarily focus on 2 core tasks: Firstly, to create and maintain a comprehensive and clean database for statistical demand forecasts at SKU or product group level. Secondly, you will introduce and develop the tools and methodology and crucially develop the relationships with the key stakeholders upstream to produce accurate long-term demand forecasts. These items combined, will provide class-leading service to our customers at optimum cost.
The successful establishment of this role, and the processes and relationships you create, will provide the basis for IBP (Integrated Business Planning) to be rolled out under the CAN global blueprint.
The key measures of success (KPIs) that you will track, analyse and be accountable for in this role:
30% Create and maintain comprehensive and clean database for statistical forecast and add available commercial / market events
30% Establish methodology, tools, and culture of demand forecasting discipline by forging effective and productive working relationships with key internal stakeholders (Commercial, Technical, Marketing, Finance, Supply Planning, Operations, Customer Services)
20% Review actual vs forecast continuously to improve accuracy
15% Develop, champion and embed the S&OP and ultimately IBP processes in co-operation with other key stakeholders (Commercial, Technical, Finance, Supply Planning, Operations)
5% Any other duties as assigned