As demand & supply planner you lead the Demand Planning & Fulfillment process in the Netherlands for our Meals (Philadelphia cheese) category. In demand planning, you take into account the Global Integrated Business Planning (IBP) guidelines, to develop an accurate demand plan in accordance with Sales & Marketing and the company goals. In fulfillment you are the important gatekeeper of the process of delivering an optimal customer service by avoiding out of stocks and obsoletes. It is your goal to deliver the right product at the right time to our customers by collaborating closely with Customer Service, Sales and Hub.
Generate a statistical forecast per customer / product combination using forecasting models.
Enrich forecast volumes in collaboration with the different departments (Category Planning, Sales, Marketing, Finance and CS&L) on drivers like innovation, distribution, promo, cannibalisation, market trend, media, etc.
Prepare monthly IBP cycle in co-operations with Business Planning to steer Local Demand Review discussions
Run business intelligence and performance analysis to optimize the demand planning process and corresponding performance indicators
Control stock levels on a daily basis, minimizing risks if necessary, collaborating closely with Customer Service and Sales.
Coordinate the planning process to ensure a perfect flow of goods to the business units in collaboration with Hub, Production sites, Co-packing team and Transportation teams
Call off orders for packaging materials and organize related transports according to stock requirements and order portfolio
Support smooth introduction of innovations and packaging switches. Participate to working groups
Obsolete management of finished products. Work together with the commercial stakeholders in order to manage the process of scrapping/write off and/or broker sales
Demand & Fulfillment:
Deliver CS&L KPI’s on Service Level, Forecast Error, Forecast Bias, Obsoletes and Waste
Run weekly/monthly KPI tracking and recommend corrective actions
Initiate continuous improvement in both Demand & Country Fulfillment processes
You will report to the Demand Planning & Fulfillment Manager NL.
We offer a joyfull work atmosphere and a lot of autonomy and team spiritA strategic role within an international FMCG company