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Demand Planner - H18637

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Italia/Lombardia; Italia/Lombardia/Bergamo
Our customer is a leading multinational company operating in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods market with several plants worldwide and over 5,000 employees. 
Location: Bergamo district
Maintain data within the SAP-APO forecasting system to ensure a high quality forecast. Update the demand plan in line with the monthly cycle, making changes to demand guided by commercial and category updates.

  • Identify master data issues and work with Master Data and GIS teams to ensure effective adjustment.
  • Adjust historical sales to provide good base data for statistical forecasting and accurate data on historical promotions.
  • Review SAP-APO alerts relevant to the role on a weekly basis, acting to resolve all high priority alerts, check all medium priority alerts and take action where necessary. In both cases reference commercial teams where appropriate.
  • Review poor statistical forecasts and make recommendations to the SAP-APO Configuration Manager.
  • Update and enter promotional forecasts in line with business requirements or support PLM team to enter promotions by helping with volume validation.
  • Validate start forecasts volumes, manage the use of the APO control week in creating accurate forecasts and support PLM team appropriately.
  • Ensure stop events in SAP-PO meet the needs of the business by ensuring the forecast and commercially agreed volumes are aligned or support PLM team appropriately.
  • Ensure information relevant to forecasting is provided by the commercial teams and this is incorporated appropriately into the demand plan.
  • Carry out demand reviews with Account Managers in line with the monthly cycle to capture all unconstrained demand, making adjustments to existing demand and/or adding new demand (including master data creation).
  • Raise any concerns around quality of data/information provided with the Account Manager and to BU Demand Manager.
  • Document all assumptions and support the preparation for the BU Demand Review.
  • Update the demand plan with any constraints that have been applied.

  • University degree, preferred fields: logistics, mathematics, statistics, economics or engineering
  • A previous experience of 1-2 years in a similar position is welcome
  • Numerical and analytical appoach, ability to work with complex IT systems and processes; 
  • Good communication skills, team working and respect of the deadlines

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