Manager - Demand Planning

Manager - Demand Planning

Hikaho System Private Limited
7 - 15 Years
Not Specified

Job Description


Hiring for US Based Chemical Mfg Company into highly integrated Hygiene and Cleaning Solution

Pls refer details appended below for reference

The role supports business of 700 crs business (Own Plant and 3P/2Ps) for Demand Planning / Regional Distribution and Demand Fulfillment & Sales and Operation Planning Processes for all India and SAARC countries.
Manages the Inventory Disposal Programs, Hold the Program Management office for New Product Introduction
This position manages the following processes :
• Build the SKU-wise ; Channel-Wise; BU-Wise, DC-Wise Sales forecast together with Sales & Marketing
• Interact closely with RSMs / Sector Leaders / ASMs for the Ground-Up Forecast
• Leads the S&OP process
• Ability to build & connect both the short (3Month) and mid-term (12-15 Months) demand horizon taking into account base development, trends, seasonality and events forecasting like promotions etc etc
• Ensuring Factory / Supply Locations are on-track in the short to Mid-term to support the demand plan
• Clear and timely communication of the forecast/ changes
• Manages the New Product Development PMO
• Ensures Inventory is available for Sale at the right locations
• Manage Inventory Freshness for Modern Trade etc
1) Managing Forecast Accuracy
2) OOS at CFAs
3) Inventory Ageing
4) Stock Rotation
5) Product Launch Timelines
 Within the demand forecast, have the understanding of statistical / base forecast ; challenge inputs provided
by Marketing and Sales Teams using analyses and evaluation for the 3M / 12M horizon
 Monitor closely Forecast and related production plans with the Supply Planner to carry the optimal stock levels
 Pro active and pragmatic attitude in relation to problem solving concerning NPI Discussions with departments
and stakeholders
Leads Supply chain in multidiscipline product introduction/ discontinuation teams.
 stock levels, inventory ageing, forecast accuracy and the optimization of processes
 - Develop/maintain trackers/dashboards for capturing and sharing key KPIs
 Plan adherence, aligned availability, forecast accuracy and expiries at all locations.
 Review daily and weekly deploy
 ent suggestions (STOs) to ensure accuracy and consistency.
 Collaborates with relevant business units and functional teams for the greatest level of synergy

Managing the ERP:
o Manages the Planning Process
o Responsibility of a Custodian / Process owner,
o Maintaining and administering Item Master etc
• Post Graduate/MBA with specialization in Operations/Supply Chain with 4-5 years’ similar relevant experience especially in Planning Processes
Experience Needed (Professional)
• Affinity with FMCG / Food & Beverage / Pharma / B2B Industry
• Exposure across the spectrum of supply chain management including demand , supply & distribution Planning
• Expert in MS Excel & Powerpoint with working knowledge in SAP/ERP


Lead Consultant
Hikaho System PvtLtd
a: Delhi | Bhubaneswar
m: +91-7428018544

US Based Chemical Mfg Company into highly integrated Hygiene and Cleaning Solution

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