Stroom is looking for a Supply & Demand Planner, Nederland
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.
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