You are responsible for the demand planning which is to ensure an accurate forecast to Supply Chain by systematically challenging historical data and key account input.
Our client is a worldwide actor in the chemical/FMCG sector and located in Tournai area.
Your main tasks are to:
Manage the forecasting tool by reviewing alerts raised by the system, review poor statistical forecast, make recommendations to the APO Configuration Manager.
Prepare a monthly forecast review, integrated with trends of the month.
Organise meetings with Account Management and PLM (related to events & promotions) to discuss the gap analysis and deviations and to capture all demand: meetings, regular reporting, master data creation….
Challenge the forecast
Communicate and explain relevant analyses and reporting to Account Management
Communicate decisions as an outcome of meetings with Account Management to all relevant parties.
Make forecast information available, on time & in the right level of detail
- Monitor performance of Key Account Management & PLM on forecasting
Master degree in Economics or any other relevant discipline is preferred (BAC+4 or +5). You may hold the equivalent level by experience.
Prior experience in the area of manufacturing planning, preferably in PL industry or in FMCG is considered a plus.
Very good knowledge in English and French is required. Knowledge of Dutch or any other European language is a plus.
PC-skills: very good knowledge of Excel is required. Knowledge of SAP and APO is an asset.
You are a structured thinker with a passion for numbers and an analytical mind.
You are conscientious and have some project management skills.
You have good verbal and written skills.
You are persuasive and dynamic person with a positive and can-do attitude
You will be given a challenging, fast paced and international environment
You will join a great team !