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S&OP and Demand Planning Manager

Job location : Villach, Austria
Created moment : 06/10/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04145

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

S&OP and Demand Planning Manager

Job Summary

We are looking for...

S&OP and Demand Planning Manager (m/w/d)
Location: Villach/ Paris

Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 16,300 employees around the globe can thrive. We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in. We can offer you a variety of work and real opportunities to make an impact and be part of our evolution. 

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Establishes and executes a monthly S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) process for given scope of Imerys international production sites

  • Coordinates (collaborates in) the demand forecasting process 

  • Prepares all data, metrics and scenarios to analyze supply and demand issues 

  • Ensures identification, monitoring and reporting of assumptions, risks and opportunities related to the medium to long-term business targets (horizon up to 18-24 months)

  • Continuously review the S&OP process to ensure it suits business needs and is up to date with best practices

  • Leads the monthly S&OP meeting with international stakeholders 

  • Builds strong partnerships with international stakeholders (e.g. Sales, Product management, Operations; Finance) for successfully delivering the S&OP results

  • 5 to 10 % business travel is required 

Your qualifications:

  • University degree with supply chain focus is a plus

  • Strong knowledge and 5+ years of S&OP and Demand Planning experience

  • Project management skills

  • Good communication and relational skill, especially with international stakeholders

  • Strong analytical skills, data analysis skills and strategic understanding

  • Interpersonal and team skills and ability to propose solutions

  • Strong BI & Excel / Google suite knowledge 

  • Fluent in English (writing and speaking)

We offer you:

  • Performance-based remuneration 

  • Exciting work in a dynamic team

  • Training opportunities in an international environment

  Join the team and ”Discover what you´re made of!”

We are looking forward to your application!

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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