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.
3 to 5 years
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