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European Demand Planning Specialist - Global FMCG

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  • Location:

    Düsseldorf

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €65000 - €75000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Alex McDougall

  • Contact email:

    alex@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14490/001_1636975351

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-15

European Demand Planning Specialist - Global Consumer Goods Firm - Dusseldorf - €65,000-€75,000 + package

This global consumer goods business, known for their innovation and focus on quality, seek a strong demand planning professional to join their European demand planning team. Sitting within a small team responsible for planning across the Central European region, you will lead a number of exciting projects across a diverse product range to ensure fulfilment, new product launches & forecasting processes run smoothly.

This is an ideal opportunity for a strong supply chain professional with at least 2 years' experience in demand planning, who is looking to step into a global business to further their career ambitions. You will be ambitious and keen to develop using their bespoke training & development programme to propel yourself into more senior positions quickly, and keen to make a real impact in a business designed to help you build new skills.

European Demand Planning Specialist, key responsibilities:

  • Use state of the art planning systems to create forecasting models

  • Communicate cross-functionally with manufacturing, product development and commercial functions to aid in the launching of new products into global markets

  • Work closely with sales & marketing teams to analyse the impact of promotional activity, disruption and consumer behaviour on demand across the product range

  • Play a key role in the design of future strategy and process across demand planning

Required skills & experience:

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in demand planning, ideally within a FMCG business

  • Strong working experience with SAP (APO) and ERP systems

  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills

  • Collaborative approach to working

  • Strong communication skills with stakeholders in different functions/locations

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the demand planning team within one of the most reputable brands in Europe, within a team that doesn't hire new employees very often because of their incredible culture. To find out more about this opportunity, apply using the link in this page or email your English CV to Alex at alex@pod-talent.com.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.