Demand Planner

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 1 week ago

Company Overview

GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about procurement. We invest ourselves entirely in our client’s success, creating strong collaborative relationships that deliver extraordinary value year after year. Our clients include market global leaders with far-flung international operations, Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises, leading government and public institutions. 

We deliver practical, effective services and software that enable procurement leaders to maximise their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance. That’s just some of the things that we do in our quest to build a beautiful company, enjoy the journey and make a difference. GEP is a place where individuality is prized, and talent respected. We’re focused on what is real and effective. GEP is where good ideas and great people are recognized, results matter, and ability and hard work drive achievements. We’re a learning organization, actively looking for people to help shape, grow and continually improve us.

Are you one of us?

GEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team.

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What you will do

  • Identify, collect, and analyze key data inputs to the forecasting process
  • Support the development of a rolling demand forecast (both volume and $) to be used as a basis for supply planning and financial forecasting. Collaborate with business partners to develop consensus demand plan and consensus forecast
  • Support client’s planning team and coordinate with regional sales leadership, product management and finance for the demand management reviews
  • Fine tune forecast models and perform best-fit analysis against forecast algorithms
  • Develop long term aggregate level forecast and provide in-depth analyses on demand trends to assist service strategy formulation and forecast planning
  • Ensure that awareness and understanding of forecast changes exists in all relevant departments
  • Collaborate with Client and other business partners to understand upcoming material needs and to ensure forecast adjustments are accurate. Coordinate new product introduction and phase-put plans with Client team
  • Review and resolve exceptions generated by Client forecasting team
  • Track and analyze consumption against the original forecast and generate performance reports
  • Analyze impacts from changes in demand forecasts and supply plans on agreed inventory levels.
  • Communicate clear summary of high impact risks and opportunities in the demand plan requiring subsequent corrective action and preventive actions
  • What you should bring

  • Supply chain: Forecats management, modelling, demand planning, forecast simulation and best-fit analysis in D&SP Tool
  • Experience: 5+ years of experience in material planning, inventory management, purchasing
  • Working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems and part number change management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and mateirals planning using an ERP/MRP system, other planning systems (SAP)
  • Fluency in English language (spoken and written)
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