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Senior Demand & Supply Planner

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Grimbergen, BE, 1853

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed employee to strengthen our organization in Belgium as 


Senior Demand & Supply Planner KitchenAid SDA EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) 

 

 

MAIN ACTIVITIES: 

 

  • Conducting sales analysis, closely following market trends and market forecasts to monitor SKU performance and recommend initiatives to improve sales performance
  • Designing and generating bi-weekly and monthly statistical demand and supply forecasts reports.  
  • Continuously propose and implement solutions to improve forecasting techniques and methodology.
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies.
  • Drive EMEA S&OP process for her/his own category including demand review and consensus alignment with all different internal stakeholders Marketing, Sales and Finance.
  • Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities.
  • Close cooperation and follow up with our external and internal suppliers on both long term and short term production and shipment requirements. 
  • Providing medium and long term inventory outlooks, creating and reporting different  scenarios based on sales performance.  Manage safety stock levels. 
  • Continuously measure business performance and report KPI’s : Forecast accuracy, Fill Rate, Availability, Ratios, and other relevant KPI’s.  

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

 

  • Master in Business, supply chain or other relevant fields.
  • +5 year relevant experience in a demand planning/forecasting role.
  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.
  • Strong mathematical and statistical knowledge.
  • Pro-active, stress-resistant and able to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, fluent in English (other language is a plus)
  • Advanced Excel skills 
  • Experience with SAP (preferably SAP IBP and/or SAP MM, SAP SD, SAP MRP)
     

 

OUR OFFER:


Besides getting a competitive salary, a bonus and other extra-legal advantages, you will become part of a truly international team and take care of customers all over Europe, the Middle East and Africa. You will get responsibility and a variety of tasks right from the start and have the possibility to learn and develop within your function, and then to grow in our national or international organization. 
 
Contract: Permanent or Temp to Permanent  
Location: Strombeek-Bever
 

 

About Us


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com


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