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Senior Analyst, Demand Planning

Erkrath, Germany Job ID 17031 Apply

SC Johnson has opportunity for a Senior Analyst, Demand Planning in Erkrath, Germany.


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.

Reporting to the Associate Manager Demand Planning, the Senior Analyst Demand Planning will be responsible for the development of a demand forecast. The DP Team oversees the entire Central Group countries. This position will be assigned to specific countries within that group.

The SC Johnson office in Germany is situated in the picturesque town of Erkrath, directly east of Düsserdolf. We are a multicultural team with diverse backgrounds. In and around our office you will hear, to name a few; English, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Czech, Greek, and, of course, German!

•         Use and maintain current demand planning systems to create the best forecast possible using established processes

•         Collect and analyze past/future demand inputs (such as distribution gains/losses, new/discontinued products and promotion plans) from sales and marketing and assessing their impact on demand

•         Ensuring demand forecast is shared in level of detail and timing by internal stakeholders and supply chain partners

•         Work with various cross-functional partners on projects such as new product launches, discontinuations and transitions to evaluate assumptions


  • Education: BS Degree in Economics/Engineering/Supply Chain Management/Business or similar

  • Previous experience gained in Supply Planning or Business experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Demand Planning in FMCG company

  • Demonstrated results and working in a team-based, cross functional environment, preferably experience with the standard S&OP processes

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to interact with key stakeholders at all levels and from different functions

  • Team player- ability to work within high-performing virtual teams in highly collaborative environments

  • Strong Demand Planning skills and ability to use ERP systems (SAP, in particular APO)

  • Strong customer orientation and ability to deal with complexity and ambiguity

Together, we are creating a better future – for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Come join us and make an impact through iconic global brands. GO FURTHER WITH OUR FAMILY™


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