FMCG DEMAND PLANNING MANAGER (M/F)

Michael Page
Brussels

Location

Brussels

Full job description

  • Creating and preparing forecast, demand, inventory and stock reports in preparation for regular forecast meetings (scheduled monthly)
  • Developing group, category, customer and model forecasts to facilitate the decision making process for future forecasts. Reviewing and adjusting forecasting parameters, as necessary, considering customer data, category management strategy, historical data and management objectives
  • Performing analysis to identify and measure forecast accuracy, leading indicators and significant trends; making recommendations for forecast process improvement
  • Reviewing and maintaining system forecasting, demand and inventory planning parameters by individual item; updating product lifecycle codes and forecast checklist
  • Daily event planning and forecast updating as new customer or distributor events are identified; communicating with Sales managers to identify unplanned demand and perform necessary demand adjustments to increase forecast accuracy
  • Manage a team of 5 people
Who we are looking for

  • Minimum 3 years experience in demand planning
  • People management skills
  • Fluent in English and French or Dutch
  • Analytical, dynamic and proactive
  • Good overview of demand planning
  • A first experience in FMCG sector
  • Excellent relational and open minded
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