Demand Planning Manager SEE

About the job

We are currently looking for a Demand Planning Manager SEE (South Eastern Europe), based in our Rotterdam office. You will lead a team of demand planners across Southern, Southeastern and Central Europe and are responsible to improve the planning capabilities within this region.

Your key responsibilities are:
• Support and develop the local demand planners reporting into you
• Introduce and implement an S&OP framework within your region, existing of demand reviews, assortment screening, NPI process, pre S&OP meeting on regional level
• Improve product availability by analyzing data, forecasts, order patterns
• Monitor stock levels closely and propose action plans to reduce structurally
• Encourage and improve the usage of our demand, forecast and inventory management tool Slim4 (Slimstock)
• Be the SPOC towards Slimstock regarding functional questions, ideas and improvements
• Support the local companies and encourage them towards our EMEA way of working

Set yourself apart

• You have 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position with knowledge of demand – and inventory planning concepts like product and demand reviews, S&OP cycles, NPI process, portfolio management, inventory policies, ABC analysis,…
• You have at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field
• You have a hands-on mentality
• You are accurate, analytical, and proactive
• Fluent in English, another European language is a plus
• Knowledge of Slimstock or a similar inventory management tool is a must
• You’re familiar with forecast accuracy metrics and understand the difference between forecast accuracy and bias
• Experience with ERP systems (like D365, AX, Navision, or SAP) is a plus
• Experience with PowerBI creating reports is a plus
•You are flexible and open to travel across EMEA
• With your enthusiasm, you can encourage people to follow your lead
• You are a positive thinker and have a solution-oriented mindset

What’s on offer?

We offer a unique working environment where talent and ambition can develop to its fullest. We have an open and informal organization culture, where you need to be able to work independently. Fagron is a young, professional, and ambitious company with plenty of growth opportunities and we will offer you competitive compensation.
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