Demand Planner (Sales Forecaster)

Your Tasks

Within the Supply Chain team of Beiersdorf Belgium, part of  the Management Unit France-BeNeLux, the Demand Planner will be responsible for the availability of goods of Eucerin, Hansaplast and Nivea Face, Body, APC, Hair, Deo, Hand, Shower/Bath and Atrix on the BeLux market.

  • You will manage demand planning to ensure visibility and accuracy on short- and long-term planning (baseline and promo).
  • You will develop and maintain the forecast in SAP by using and applying available functionalities and features.
  • You will ensure forecasts are as accurate as possible thanks to good communication both within Supply Chain and with Sales, Marketing and Trade departments.
  • You are responsible to secure service level towards our customers in line with stock value and stock coverage targets in cooperation with Supply Planners based in Amsterdam.

Main Accountabilities

  • Manage sales forecasting for a good supply of our standard products and promotional products in line with KPI and BPI;
  • Follow up of the innovations (phase out/phase in) to ensure a low destruction quantity on the old version while securing the launch of the new products;
  • Analyzing the quality of forecast and anticipating impact on business;
  • Conduct monthly forecast maintenance to ensure availability/accuracy of data in S&OP process;
  • Manage stock levels of standard goods and promotions for an optimum service level;
  • Secure VAS replenishment process;
  • Planning master data maintenance;
  • Active participation in SC or interdepartmental projects within or across countries.

Your Profile

  • Experience 2-3 years in Demand Planning within FMCG;
  • Experience with SAP R3 / APO and BI/B.One reporting;
  • Analytical mindset and Excel wizard;
  • Fluent in English, French and Dutch;
  • Strong operational skills;
  • Team player with a collaborative mind-set;
  • Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Job Details

Contract Type:
Unlimited / Full-Time
Job Start Date:
Country / City:
Belgium / Brussels
SA Beiersdorf NV
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