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DEMAND PLANNER - Leading FMCG/Life Sciences

Date : 2018-12-26 07:26:51

Our client is a Leading but human size FMCG/Life Sciences Company with a Matrix organization and environment. They value are passion, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and the love of challenges. With a growing presence in more than 50 countries, they are looking for talented people to grow their business and contribute to their unique culture. Within their Global Supply Chain team, they are currently looking for a:

DEMAND PLANNER (French + English fluent) – Permanent contract

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager for the business, you define the mid-term planning in order to be able to meet the following operational objectives : customer satisfaction, stocks and sales revenue.

• To ensure integrity and update of the Sales Forecast in order to achieve service & stock targets using Forecast Accuracy KPI,
• To set up the planning system in the ERP, define the decoupling point of the products sold,
• To analyse sales history, perform demand management activities, define product mix forecasts by creating and updating the BOM’s,
• To calculate the Master Plan Schedule (MPS) for each reference and periodically review alignment on a higher aggregation level (Family or Groups of families),
• To prepare & lead the Sales & Operation Planning (S&OP) meetings. To continuously improve the S&OP process ensuring top-down & bottom-up communication,
• To run the Rough Cut Capacity Plan (RCCP) to adapt the MPS results to the manufacturing and key suppliers capacity, identifying capacity risks in the future,
• To evaluate alternatives and to establish contingency plans to guarantee the availability of key references with the Production Planner,
• To generate periodically reports and KPI to communicate transversally,
• To support and participate in projects implementation run by Planning Dpt. or others departments by means of information, preparation and analysis,
• To lead continuous improvement projects within the Planning Group or transversely with other departments.

Your profile:

• Educated to degree level or equivalent, APICS certification would be a plus.
• Several years’ experience as a Demand Planner within a matrix/FMCG/Life Sciences organization is mandatory
• Experience in delivering a customer focused service within an FMCG or similar business environment
• Understanding of production planning, scheduling, material supply and NPD processes
• In-depth knowledge and understanding of supply chain, logistics and distribution networks
• In-depth knowledge of ERP/APS Systems
• Ability to manage a broad and complex portfolio of goods, focusing on priorities against a challenging backdrop of change
• Proven experience on planning a high level of SKUs in a complex distribution environment
• French & English fluent, any other European language would be an asset
• Willing to join a very dynamic and international environment, and one of the best company to work for in Switzerland.

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