07/09 Pinky J

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Senior Manager - Demand Planning - FMCG (6-8 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 740694

Job Description - Sr. Manager - Demand Planning

Location: Pune


- Excellent understanding of various Demand planning processes like rolling forecasting, creating future projections & inventory management.

- Will need to supervise all demand planning duties including estimating future product demand, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecast models

- Manages and Analyses complex and disconnected data and business analyses to develop short, medium and long term forecasts for assigned Category Line and make recommendations to the management.

- 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

- ABC Classification, Inventory analysis & reporting.

- Fostering Supply Chain initiatives & Continuous Improvement.

- As part of the Supply Chain team, will need to develop, implement and drive the overall supply chain strategy.

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

- Successfully monitors and communicate forecasts, changes, inventory estimates, supply situations, business risks and opportunities, mitigation plans to vendors & clients.

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

- Developing country level deployment plan which meets anticipated customer demand at optimum inventory levels. Takes joint responsibility with warehousing teams for inventory accountabilities across regional DCs.

- 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 inventory targets and forecast accuracy.

Skills & Requirements:

- 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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