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Demand Planner

Erkrath, Germany Job ID 20901 Apply

SC Johnson has an opportunity for a Demand Planner


SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

Role summary:

Currently we are looking for a Demand Planner to join our Central Europe Team in Germany reporting to the Manager, Demand Planning. Our demand planners are key stakeholders of our S&OP process. In this role you will be responsible for preparing our demand forecast for a specific group of countries in close collaboration with our sales, marketing and finance teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect and analyze past/future demand inputs

  • Prepare short term and long term product demand forecasts for assigned categories and channels using statistical forecasting methods and based on marketing and customer assumptions.

  • Measure and report demand planning KPI’s  (e.g. forecast accuracy, case fill rate, forecast bias)

  • Work with various cross-functional partners on projects such as new product launches, discontinuations, and process improvements (e.g.local sales, marketing, supply planning)

  • S&OP process support for the central cluster

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, supply chain / operations management; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 3+ years of supply chain or demand planning experience required

  • Experience working in the FMCG industry

  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts

  • Strong analytical skills and excellent problem-solving ability

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

  • Preferably with experience in SAP APO

  • Experience in S&OP process

  • Fluent English skills

You need to be eligible to work in the country of application.

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