S&OP Demand Manager
In the Food & Beverage industry, the Group operates about 30 subsidiaries and 32 production plants, and generated consolidated sales of €3.3 billion in 2018.
They are looking for a motivated, German & English-speaking Demand Planning Manager, with both the technical skills of a Demand Planner with the soft skills of a true leader.
Reporting into the Demand Planning Director, you will focus on demand planning and support the sales & operations integration. This role will balance the sales to customers with production capacities of the involved factories to maximize sales recognition with lowest possible inventory levels.
- Develop and coaches team members for personal and professional growth & secure that resources & capabilities are available
- Support and help the S&OP integration by ensuring that a continuous improvement culture is developed and sustained
- Participate & support supply chain & production projects (new co-packer, new machine of production, innovation / renovation)
- Analyse and communicate relevant information to Senior Management by sharing the KPIs; highlighting performance gaps; detailing the impact of proposed actions and trade-offs; ensures actions are realistic and achievable
- Influence the team performance by challenging the workflow of the Demand Planning process
- Effective management of change by ensuring the implementation of Key processes across stakeholders
- Maintain the demand plan for respective business and or Customer Planning Groups and ensure timely updates for meetings and business planning snapshots
- Understanding of the Market Demand Planning and S&OP process
Skills and experience required
- Bachelor Degree or equivalent
- German & English-speaking required
- 4+ years' work experience in a Supply Chain environment
- APICS CPIM certification is a preferred
- Familiar with ERP and advanced planning tools, preferably SAP
- Experience in S&OP processes
- Basic knowledge of statistics
- Experience working in a cross functional organization
- Steakholder management skills
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