Junior Demand Planner- Tournai/Mouscron

Estaimpuis, Hainaut
vendredi 28 juin 2019
Date limite
dimanche 28 juillet 2019
Antoine Descamps
FMCG, Non-Food
Niveau d'expérience
0 à 2 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

Maintain data within the APO forecasting system to ensure a high quality forecast.

Client Details

Our client is a big maker of retailer own brand household and personal care goods.


    • 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 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 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 APO 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.


  • Higher education, preffered fields: logistics, mathematics, statistics, banking, engineering, or similar

Beahvioural competencies:

  • Communication - communicates clearly, listens and involves others in discussions.

  • Team Building - Builds effective relationships with people, sees the importance of working in a team and acts accordingly.

  • Determination & resilience - Demonstrates a constant desire to produce the best possible result regardless of difficulties and setbacks.

  • Change management - Works to improve processes and results by involving others in incremental change.

  • Drive and self-motivation - Achieves success with others, consistently operates as an example for others.

  • Meeting customer needs - Understands the importance of identifying and meeting the needs of external and internal customers.

  • Building customer focus - Works consistently to achieve customer focus and improve service standards within the team.

  • Performance focus - Uses resources effectively, with a clear focus on critical tasks and the achievement of objectives.

  • Decision-making - Analyses situations, makes sound judgements and takes appropriate decisions.

Technical Competencies:

  • Numerical and analytical

  • Comfortable with complex IT systems and processes

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to challenge effectively

  • Fluent (spoken & written) in local language and English

Job Offer

  • You will enter a role with lots of variety,
  • You will have lots of different contacts with colleagues in different sites and departments,
  • You will join a great team,
  • Attractive salary package