Demand Planning Manager Job At Danone | Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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About Danone

Danone S.A. is a multinational food-products corporation based in Paris and founded in Barcelona, Spain. It is listed on Euronext Paris where it is a component of the CAC 40 stock market index. Some of the company’s products are branded Dannon in the United States.

About Role

As a demand planning manager, your duties are to oversee the daily operations of the planning department as they analyze customer and vendor demand along the supply chain and develop ways to forecast future demand. … As a manager, you may oversee a unit within the department or the whole department.

1- Demand Planning Manager
Job Type :- Full Time
Location:- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and improve a Demand Plan for a portfolio of products and customer which represent the most realistic estimate of customer demand.
  • Continuous improvement on Forecast accuracy and Bias level on short and medium-term horizon
  • Prepare and Lead the Forecast and Demand Review and animate the Demand Planning process on short/mid and long-term horizons to meet the GPS processes
  • Work with Supply Planning team to ensure product always available and at its optimum freshness level.
  • Drive our Culture Journey with ability to identify and develop CODES behaviours personally, in team and as a cross-functional leader.
  • Run analyses on historical data and “clean” from events impact with input from sales and marketing (to align with ROI calculations).
  • Collect & agree baseline assumptions, run forecasting models.
  • Enrich statistical forecasts with special events on market or products based on inputs from marketing, sales, customer service and customers.
  • To coordinate with supply planning on the forecast upload in order to drive materials especially on long lead time item.( Ingredients and Base Powder).
  • On need basis, to propose safety stock coverage and work with Supply Planning team to ensure product always available and at its optimum freshness level.
  • Animate the Demand Planning process on short/mid and long-term horizons.
  • To work with customer service team on stock allocation when facing tight supply of finished goods which might due to quality or materials shortage issue, thus to improve customer service level.
  • To monitor aging stock for finished goods and liaise with Sales and Marketing on the short shelf life FG thus to reduce potential write off due to inaccurate of the forecast accuracy for certain SKUs.
  • Co-ordinate phase in / phase out (PIPO) of product.
  • Measure and manage the continuous improvement of forecast accuracy.
  • Maintain system data on managed brands

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field.
  • 5 or more years of demand planning in relevant operation experience.
  • Strong understanding of Downstream Supply Chain – especially related to Demand and Supply Planning.
  • Experience in team leadership, management and development.
  • Experience is leading the S&OP will be an advantage.
  • Excellent in SAP applications, Microsoft Excel, APO or any SAS (Statistical Analytics Software)
  • Good analytical skill, Clear communication skill. Confident in presenting / communicating with Senior Leadership team.
  • Resilient & firm, proactive, being resourceful and striving for continuous improvement.
  • Curious mindset and active networking, can lead and motivate a team.

Demand Planning Manager Job At Danone | Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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