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21/09 Bhavna
Talent Acquisition Specialist at Bajaj Electricals

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Bajaj Electricals - Manager - Demand Planning & Data Science (3-10 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1317448

JOB PURPOSE : Lead the Demand Planning & Sales Analytics Function for Trade Sales.


- Oversee all Demand Planning activities across categories and multi streams.

- Inventory Norms Management of pan India distributors (670 distributors) for all the BU / PG at SKU level

- Material planning of both domestic (M+1 & M+2) & imported SKUs (M+4) in SAP IBP

- Facilitate monthly demand forecast aggregation, including consensus between functions and stakeholders.

- New Launch Planning (Creation of a customized Forecasting Solution for NPDs)

- Pre-S&OP Connect for demand & supply closure between Supply Chain, Sales and Marketing

- Measure, control, and improve S&OP plan accuracy / forecast accuracy through clearly defined metrics.

- Monitor the demand plan performance throughout the month to provide detailed input to the sales & marketing teams for use in demand review and S&OP meetings.

- Demand Prediction Dashboard through Implementation of Weekly Business Estimates

- Identify & drive improvement opportunities in forecasting through identification of Demand drivers (Internal and external)

- Create and drive continuous improvement of world-class demand planning and Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) / IBP.

- Month wise Budget preparation for CP Trade sales for entire FY at zone / region / BU / Multi Stream / PG level

- Design analytics solutions, simulation & modelling to address business problems.

- Craft relevant Analytics dashboards (including Predictive & Prescriptive analytics) for helping in driving greater efficiencies across levels in the marketplace.

WORK EXPERIENCE : 4-8 yrs of experience in FMCG, Consumer Durables , Industrial companies.


- First-hand experience in Demand planning & S&OP/IBP.

- Well versed in SAP-ERP & forecasting tools

- Knowledge of statistical mathematics

- Good communication skills with Analytical mindset

- Good Leadership & Influencing skills.

- Exposure to visualization tools like Power BI / Tableau /Qliksense

- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel

- Proficiency in R /Python, Machine Learning Techniques (Random Forest/Decision Trees, Deep Learning)

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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