Stroom is looking for a Supply & Demand Planner, Nederland

Contract type

Permanent

Area

Zuid-Holland, Nederland

Job Description

As a Demand & Supply Planner you are the liaison between sales and operations. In this position you will be responsible for estimating future product demand and developing & maintaining integral forecast models. You will also be responsible for collecting all quantitative and qualitative data and compiling a forecast, which you will use to create a supply planning, to create S&OP scenario’s and to facilitate financial decision-making processes. Furthermore, you are able to understand, set up and integrate business intelligence and incorporate information related to portfolio management, finance, installations and customer care.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Interact with colleagues in sales, marketing and finance to understand demand forecast drivers.
  • Develop effective forecast models based on demand patterns, historical sales trends and demand drivers.
  • Preparing, planning, communicating and revising forecast for the Demand review meeting and S&OP meeting.
  • Translate the demand plan into a supply / capacity plan for suppliers, installers, customer care and finance.
  • Provide input to your colleagues in supply chain management for developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products and product phase-outs.
  • Determine strategic inventory levels of the different stock locations and communicate on the needed stock movements.
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets and business strategies.
  • Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities.
  • Set-up Demand Review and S&OP process and scenario’s.

Requirements

This client is looking for a proactive, independent and curious colleague, with a desire to seek continuous improvements within a fast changing business. You know your priorities and how to manage and monitor your projects. It is important that you are a flexible colleague who is not afraid to pioneer in unknown areas.

  • Bachelor or master’s degree, preferably in planning, logistics, supply chain management or technical business management.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supply & demand planning or forecasting.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and S&OP processes
  • High level analytical skills, being able to manage and analyze complex set of data
  • Strong interpersonal skills, capable of aligning effectively multiple stakeholders
  • Able to work with mathematical models and having the taste for new technologies
  • Effective communicator to all levels of the organization
  • Problem-solving mindset to drive continuous improvement of processes
  • Manages conflict in a polite, constructive manner
  • Able to perform in a fast paced environment
  • Results oriented, organized, being able to zoom in and out
  • Ability to work/build relationships in an international multi-cultural organization

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