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Junior Demand Planner

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As Junior Demand Planner your overall objective is to manage the demand and supply chain in order to ensure the availability of the product while maintaining an optimal stock level. The role requires close cross-functional interaction with customer service, Sales, Logistics and Finance and Marketing.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Providing 52-week demand to factories
  • Managing SKU’s portfolio( NPD’s/EPD’s/ Promotional items )
  • Responsible for finished goods inventories and developing/implementing projects to reduce inventory levels
  • Overall management of the incoming goods, supply chain, using business enterprise system
  • Responsible for external co-packer supply. 
  • Managing accurately the SAP/JDE/SNP/ systems input data. 
  • Managing effective relationships with increasing numbers of suppliers/distributors
  • Ensure product availability, no out-of-stocks.
  • Maintain Pack Fill and Order Fill rates at company standards
  • Update forecast in SNP, 12 months rolling forecast at least, create promo codes, update cross-references.
  • Ensure data in the system are correct and updated
  • Planning and analyzing the weekly production schedule
  • Uploading HC forecast in SNP (OTC products and Personal Care products)
  • Follow-up on new product launches from decision to arrival in DC
  • Acquiring logistics data from the factory
  • Complete PIS forms (cost, palletization, etc.) and update forecast in SNP once code exists in the local system
  • Maintain the lowest possible inventory level, without risk in Service to customers
  • Challenge SNP parameters (MOQ's, coverage, etc.) with factories, in order to achieve the lowest inventories possible
  • On a daily basis, inform sales through customer service and PAR (product availability report), or by email when needed, about product availability of all products, remaining promotions, and timing of new launches
  • Weekly OOS/Distress report

 

Is this you?

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in FMCG business.
  • Educated to bachelors degree level ideally in a business-related subject (from a recognized University )  would be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of the supply chain model, supporting a good understanding of possible issues/opportunities.
  • Good understanding of systems usage (mainly SAP/JDE/SNP ).
  • The business language in Reckitt Benckiser is English, therefore fluency in this language is essential. Fluency in other languages(s) is advantageous

 

Equality

In return, RB offers very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organization. RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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