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03/08 Raman
Research Associate at Antal International

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Manager - Demand Planning/Supply & Operations - Chemical Manufacturing Firm (7-12 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1134962

Manager - Demand & S&OP - Chemical Manufacturing Company


The S&OP Manager is the subject matter expert for demand planning, network optimization, and capacity planning while supporting various projects including monthly demand plans, consumption models, network and production strategy optimization, integration of new businesses, and new product launches. This leader also facilitates each S&OP meeting to ensure the team is focused on the plan. The S&OP Manager may also need to lead technical initiatives to improve data analysis such as implementing planning software.

Job specs :

- Participate in the development of statistical models to optimize safety stocks without negatively affecting customer service levels

- Review and analyze the forecast demand versus actual demand, understanding changes and trends

- Collaborate with Sales and Marketing to ensure that the promotions, visible impact orders, and new product forecasts are included in the aggregate demand

- Notify Scheduling and Manufacturing of significant forecast or capacity changes in a timely basis

Communicate with Manufacturing about promotions, new products forecasts, and launch timing updates

- Assist in the resolution of key supply-demand/service-cost issues

- Document assumptions, promotions, and adjustments to forecasts using Sales and Marketing teams' input

- Analyze and upload timely and accurate periods of 18 months' forecasts on a monthly basis

- Responsible for demand forecasting, starting from getting forecast-tool output, collaborating with regional sales.

- To improves forecasting process efficacy

- To review algorithm for each of the rate area-SKUs

- To identify and refine parameter values for finalized algorithm

- To manage statistical forecast exceptions on a weekly basis, by collaborating with cross-functional teams

- To challenge received forecast, make required adjustments in bottom-up forecast via discussion

- To drive consensus forecast by collaborative process with Sales, Marketing functions

- To drive initiatives to improve forecast accuracy

- To work with cross functional teams and managing statistical forecast exceptions on a weekly basis

- To drive regional engagement in market intelligence and integrating into strategies for long term and short-term demand plans

- To Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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