S&OP & Demand Planning Executive - Trading
The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
The PositionS&OP & Demand Planning Executive - Trading
Manages and execute sales and operation planning process in PMAPAC to ensure alignment of functions and Top Management to delivery of mid to long-term business targets and customer satisfaction
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinates / adherence the demand forecasting process, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information from Segment and finance, for multiple time horizons as per our pre fixed timeline (18m rolling, year end, etc.) on PMAPAC Local Assets & Trading covering Trading, InterBA and Interco.
Creates and maintains demand forecast models by taken in consideration on assisting open order & inventory + historical of customer purchase pattern
Manages the PMAPAC local assets & trading S&OP cycle, incl. Runs pre-S&OP meetings (operations planning) and monthly S&OP meetings (executive decision making meeting) with the sales and operation team under his/her perimeter (Demand Review Call)
Working closely with Customer Service, Warehouse, Supply Chain team to determine external demand forecast to generate interco demand sales forecast (Trading-APAC, interco-APAC, EMEA & PMA & major RM replenishment plan & update into SAC planning system)
Analyse supply and demand issues. Prepares all data, metrics and scenarios to be discussed during S&OP meetings (Prepare presentation PPT slide for monthly Pre S&OP meeting call & performs follow-up of action log file, communicates key conclusions to stakeholders )
To organise demand & supply review call with EMEA & PMA - crossing BA (Inter BA call)
Ensures identification, monitoring and reporting of assumptions, risks and opportunities related to the medium to long-term business targets. Escalate as appropriate
Defines and maintains key S&OP KPIs, incl. S&OP meeting attendance, forecasts accuracy, adherence to S&OP guidances from operations etc.
Continuous improvement: Continuously review the S&OP process to ensure it suits business needs and is up to date with best practices
Key interfaces: strong partnership to be built with (i) Segments leadership, (ii) product management, (iii) Supply Chain, (iii) Operations; (iv) Purchasing; (v) Finance
Minimum Diploma in Engineering/Business/Logistics/Supply Chain/Mathematics/Other Discipline
At least 3-5 years of experience in Production planning, Supply Chain, Logistics, Customer Service related field
Good / practical understanding of S&OP best practices
Strong analytical skills and strategic understanding.
Excellent integrity and ethical standards.
Strategic thinking, interpersonal skills, ability to propose solutions
Advocate for data integrity
Computer skills required (Google Suites, Ms-Excel, ERP, SAP, SAC)
Knowledge in ERP System is added advantage
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Conversing in other language is an added advantage
Position TypeFull time
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