Logic Recruitment is looking for a fulltime Forecast & Demand Planning Lead (Utrecht area). This role in an international environment requires strong data analytical and process skills and there will be a strong focus on the S&OP proces. This is a great opportunity for Supply Chain professionals with a minimum of 5 years experience in demand planning and supply chain management. You will report to the Supply Chain Manager. Main tasks:Responsible for the development and maintenance of the demand forecasts, used for planning and control purposesThe lead in the demand meeting with the internal customers and product portfolio meeting with the categroy managers/buyers.Managing the team of 4 supply/ demand planners (all independent specialists)Generation of statistical forecasts by evaluating the historical accuracy of statistical baseline forecasts and adjusting parameters to ensure forecasting models provide the best possible fit.Your internal customers are present in 14 countries. The suppliers are located in Europe and the Far EastCollect, evaluate and document forecast inputs from cross functional partners, including Sales and Marketing, and providing an unbiased view of these inputs based on historical performance, challenging as needed.Communicates documented assumptions and impact on demand forecast volumes, and gains consensus on final demand forecast with cross-functional teams.Represent Operations in forecasting alignment discussions to ensure clear understanding of interaction between changes in demand and supply.Analyse customer’s response to new products and to develop reliable forecasts for new items.Interpreting contracts and contributing to RFPs in coordination with category buyers and other internal groupsAnalyse performance to forecast, monitor business trends, identify opportunities and risks and make recommendations to ensure the volume plan continues.Implements the refinement and improvement of forecasting processes and systems to support business requirements.Build a process for collaborative forecasting with key major clients.Logic Recruitment is looking for a candidate with the following educational level and skills: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics or related fieldMinimum of 5 years of experience in forecasting, business planning or related functionExperience in an international environmentKnowledge of global distribution practices and inventory managementDemand Planning experience, preferably in consumer products or retail.Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills (including written, verbal, listening, and presentation)Detail oriented with strong problem solving, analytical and project management skills, with strong financial insightDutch (the internal language is Dutch) and English fluent levelVery strong computer skills, experience with forecasting systems like Slim4 and SAP.Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain and overall forecast to delivery of product to market.Our client offers a dynamic and international work environment with an attractive salary package.
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