Reports to: Supply Chain Management Team Lead. Position holder is responsible to analyze sales forecasts, prepare demand plans, drive S&OP meetings and maintain related systems....
Reports to: Supply Chain Management Team Lead
Expected Level: Senior Expert
Position holder is responsible to analyze sales forecasts, prepare demand plans, drive S&OP meetings and maintain related systems.
The candidate will be accountable for those SKU´s under his/her market responsibility. He/her will ensure a good communication with commercial organizations, finance, and operations, so that market sales/demand are consistent and balanced with local supply to meet customer requirements and in line with overall business strategy and financial targets.
Major Tasks and Responsibilities:
Check accuracy of statistical forecasting and/or create baseline based on historical data.
Liaise with market organizations to obtain enrichments, evaluate, and incorporate changes into demand plans and document reasons for change.
Regularly analyze KPI’s (e.g. forecast accuracy) and propose actions to improve performance in collaboration with regional demand planning.
Ensure that an up-to date 36-month forecast is maintained in related systems (e.g. APO) based on latest business insights.
Closely monitor supply issues (e.g. stock outs and bottlenecks) in collaboration with supply coordination and identify impact on demand.
Prepare and drive S&OP meetings in line with global schedule, including but not limited to preparation of reports, analysis of issues and risks, as well as coordination of action items.
Partner with supply coordination and market organizations to monitor shelf life and obsolescence and provide recommendations to avoid write-offs.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration and a post graduate certificate in a supply chain management discipline preferred.
5 to 7 years related experience in supply chain management.
Must be a self-starter, with good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work.
Strong SAP knowledge, especially APO.
Knowledge in MS Office.
Digital mindset and knowledge in emerging digital technologies (e.g. RPA, Blockchain, AI, IoT etc.)
Experience in operational excellence.
Highly motivated, structured, and able to handle stressful situations.
Strong in trouble shooting, problem solving and high degree of proactivity.
Proficient in oral and written English; multiple languages an advantage.
Strong team player.
Ability to collaborate effectively within a multicultural environment.
Knowledge in OMP highly appreciated.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the “Passion to Innovate” and the “Power to Change”, we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
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