Demand Planner – Foodservice Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Fonterra
Title: Demand Planner – Foodservice
Location: Dubai – UAE
Type: Full Time
ABOUT THE JOB We are looking for a Demand Planner to contribute in delivering customer service for the business that aligns with customer expectation both from an external and internal prospective by generating a best in class view of Food Service demand and forms the basis of ‘one set of numbers’ that is used for IBP Process. Key Accountabilities:
Forecasting Produce a weekly forecast by account for all category products via business process and correct gathering of inputs Ensure baselines, promotional uplifts, event phasing and delivery profiles are regularly reviewed, challenged, agreed and adjusted accordingly Champion the forecast process for budgeting Communication Lead all components of the demand cycle with the all relevant functions as identified by the S&OP process or required in order to get best forecast outcomes Clearly liaise and partner with broader S&OP and other business functions (daily, weekly, monthly) to ensure “no surprises” in forecast Challenge and agree with all relevant internal and external partners on baseline, promotional and above the line forecasts – ensure all thoughts and questions re forecasts are addressed Actively interact in NPD meetings and other project meetings as designated Performance Measurement Accountable for Customer Service Levels within designated portfolio and total business Accountable for weekly forecast accuracy and hitting targets as assigned by the business Accountable for reducing business waste through forecast improvement or other options On time business process cycle and supporting analytical needs Process Support & Improvement Always act with total business performance mind set Champion “One number” principles within business process and system flow Identify improvement opportunities and develop solutions that will help deliver role purpose, business needs / overall best outcome for business Drive and deliver continued improvement of the S&OP process Drive continuing improvement of Demand processes and the TPM tool ABOUT YOU You would possess the following:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business / Finance / Engineering Certification in Supply Chain is preferred A minimum of 3 years’ Demand Planning experience, preferably within the FMCG industry Excellent analytical, written and communications Strong Ms Office skills Applications close on 26th September 2021. This is an opportunity to work within a collaborative and connected culture with inspiring leaders and capable, passionate people – apply online today!