13/01 Pinky J

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Manager - Demand Planning - FMCG (5-7 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 784891

Job Description : Manager - Demand Planning

Location : Pune

Responsibilities :

- Successfully monitors and communicate forecasts, changes, inventory estimates, supply situations, business risks and opportunities across all warehouses on periodic basis, mitigation plans to vendors & clients. Identify areas of alert and create solutions to mitigate any potential risks of product stock outs.

- Analyze, track and highlight the performance of defined category/SKUs with focus on filling each DC/RDC. Developing country level deployment plan which meets anticipated customer demand at optimum inventory levels. Takes joint responsibility with warehousing teams for inventory accountability across regional DCs.

- Ability to create rolling forecasting & future projections and is able estimate future product demand by analyzing inventory flow and developing forecast models.

- Ability to work independently to construct complex statistical models to forecast business performance.

- Identify and analyze sales trends and influencing variables and incorporate analysis in forecasting & inventory planning.

- Partnering with Vendors, sourcing and other planners to identify and reconcile gaps and supply shortages, providing an early warning system for issues identification

- Co-ordinate with the concerned Procurement teams regarding any category updates in the demand management processes, analyze and highlight gaps in the forecast.

- Ensure the regular master updates in SAP

- Complete ownership of Inventory Planning, MRP function in the organization and manages a team of Planners.

- Providing planning inputs for phase in/ phase out plans in consultation with vendors, clients and internal team.

- Proactive coordination with key Clients and external stakeholders to achieve desired business outcomes and drive improvements and reduce wastages across the Demand planning activities

- Guiding and mentoring team members for achieving accuracy in forecasts.

- Excellent at forecasting and inventory planning skills

- Experience of working on ERP - SAP, Oracle etc. and excellent at operating Microsoft Office

- Excellent knowledge of MS excel is a must (Pivots, charts, trends, lookups etc)

- Excellent presentation skills and the ability to work with Microsoft PowerPoint

- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work across departments

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- Analytical, logical thinker and problem solver, with the ability to find solutions by thinking out of the box

- Able to work effectively within defined deadlines

- Ability to generate and effectively implement plans/ideas

- Ability to relate to a wide range of people and manage teams in different regions

- Able to work independently and as part of a team

Educational Qualification: (UG - Any Graduate - Any Specialization) AND (MBA from reputed institution)

Industry: FMCG / Foods / Beverage, Hotels / Restaurants / SCM & Logistics

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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