Demand Planner

Confidential Company - New Cairo, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Responsible for developing the 18-month active Supply Network Plan that balances constrained demand with supply Review forecast performance metrics in Supply Chain Analytics tool and analyze results and trends
  • Analyze factors that contribute to metric results, such as user contribution and sales team responsiveness
  • Explain reasons for variances and highlight upcoming events that may impact the next month’s demand forecast.
  • Responsible for maintaining sufficient inventory of raw materials to fulfill production needs.
  • Ensures that MRP is accurate and up-to-date in the relevant planning system.
  • Drive the new cross-functional, collaborative demand forecasting process for all products in a distributive area
  • Ensure the Sales Managers communicate information affecting the forecast prior to generation of the initial forecast (use existing reports where applicable and gather necessary information regarding new/lost business, events, promotions, planned supply disruptions, etc.); manage initial inputs and incorporate into forecast as appropriate
  • Conduct demand analysis to determine high error/high volume customers and terminals; generate statistically-valid forecast; apply market knowledge (event profiles, market trends, seasonality, etc.) to determine overrides necessary within the statistical forecast.
  • Create weekly and event-based refreshes to the forecast as appropriate.
  • Determine and apply criteria for triggering a forecast refresh (execute demand forecasting process for locations/products out of tolerance).
  • Provide decision support to Regional S&OP decision makers along with Regional Demand Planner on the impact to supply of potential decision alternatives. Develops alternative solutions to supply constraint.
  • Initiate supplier evaluation monitoring system for the supplies to help in the supply process control considering the operations / quality / service level parameter for both local & foreign supplier.
Job Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, IBP Experience, and APICS CPIM certified or similar accreditation are plus.
  • 3 -5 years of relevant experience in an international environment.
  • Comprehensive Supply Chain or Logistics Education or Experience is required
  • Intensive Operational knowledge of SAP is a must.
  • Advanced planning skills
  • Advanced proficiency in the English language