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Demand Planner Purina Grocery

Demand Planner Purina Grocery

Castellbisbal, B, ES, 08755

Castellbisbal, B, ES, 08755

Position Snapshot

•    Location: Castellbisbal, Spain
•    Company: Nestlé Purina
•    Grade: I
•    Full Time
 

Position Summary

Develop, maintain, and improve a Demand Plan for a portfolio of products and customers. Ensure the alignment of this Demand Plan with internal and external partners through the Monthly Business Planning and Collaborative Planning processes. Identify and manage exceptions, and monitor performance to continually improve the quality and reliability of the Demand Plan and the Company’s ability to sense and respond to changing circumstances.

A day in the life of...

•    Collate Information and Assumptions:
o    Collect information and assumptions about events, activities in relation to promotions, product launches, customer/distribution changes that form important part of demand plan.    
•    Manage Portfolio Lifecycle:
o    Collaborate with cross functional teams to manage portfolio lifecycle, such as new product launches, packaging changes, phase-in/phase-out, and product discontinuation. Ensure that demand is appropriately forecasted and maintained in all circumstances.
•    Generate and Maintain the Forecast: 
o    Demand planner has sufficient knowledge to be able to generate and maintain statistical forecasts in SAS Forecast Studio, supported by Demand Analyst. APO DP remains a statistical forecast tool unless SAS is not yet deployed to cover the portfolio. Combining incremental, impactors, Demand Planner finalizes the total volume forecast.
•    Drive consensus through Monthly Business Planning processes: 
o    Collaborate with cross functional teams to drive effective MBP processes to reach consensus demand plan. This becomes a primary input to the Dynamic Forecast.
 

What will make you successful

•    University / Master of Business Administration, Engineering and / or related.
•    Two or more years of relevant operational experience at
•    market/ business level, in at least one of the following areas:
o    Sales, Key Account Management
o    Category Channel Sales Development
o    Supply Planning
o    Supply Chain Development Fluent in English & Spanish.
•    Strong communication skills.
•    Eye for detail
•    Ability to influence
•    Ability to priorities
•    Able to balance/challenge conflicting objectives
•    Able to see the bigger picture beyond the scope of their role
•    Able to challenge the current status quo
•    Assertively
•    Proficiency in English language is needed (other languages are a plus).

For further insight on our culture, values and principles, please read our Nestlé Corporate Business Principles on www.nestle.com

*If you are interested, please attach your CV in English.

Position Snapshot

•    Location: Castellbisbal, Spain
•    Company: Nestlé Purina
•    Grade: I
•    Full Time
 

Position Summary

Develop, maintain, and improve a Demand Plan for a portfolio of products and customers. Ensure the alignment of this Demand Plan with internal and external partners through the Monthly Business Planning and Collaborative Planning processes. Identify and manage exceptions, and monitor performance to continually improve the quality and reliability of the Demand Plan and the Company’s ability to sense and respond to changing circumstances.

A day in the life of...

•    Collate Information and Assumptions:
o    Collect information and assumptions about events, activities in relation to promotions, product launches, customer/distribution changes that form important part of demand plan.    
•    Manage Portfolio Lifecycle:
o    Collaborate with cross functional teams to manage portfolio lifecycle, such as new product launches, packaging changes, phase-in/phase-out, and product discontinuation. Ensure that demand is appropriately forecasted and maintained in all circumstances.
•    Generate and Maintain the Forecast: 
o    Demand planner has sufficient knowledge to be able to generate and maintain statistical forecasts in SAS Forecast Studio, supported by Demand Analyst. APO DP remains a statistical forecast tool unless SAS is not yet deployed to cover the portfolio. Combining incremental, impactors, Demand Planner finalizes the total volume forecast.
•    Drive consensus through Monthly Business Planning processes: 
o    Collaborate with cross functional teams to drive effective MBP processes to reach consensus demand plan. This becomes a primary input to the Dynamic Forecast.
 

What will make you successful

•    University / Master of Business Administration, Engineering and / or related.
•    Two or more years of relevant operational experience at
•    market/ business level, in at least one of the following areas:
o    Sales, Key Account Management
o    Category Channel Sales Development
o    Supply Planning
o    Supply Chain Development Fluent in English & Spanish.
•    Strong communication skills.
•    Eye for detail
•    Ability to influence
•    Ability to priorities
•    Able to balance/challenge conflicting objectives
•    Able to see the bigger picture beyond the scope of their role
•    Able to challenge the current status quo
•    Assertively
•    Proficiency in English language is needed (other languages are a plus).

For further insight on our culture, values and principles, please read our Nestlé Corporate Business Principles on www.nestle.com

*If you are interested, please attach your CV in English.

Apply now »