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Job Summary

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • JN -082023-1944428
  • Aug 10, 2023
  • Competitive
Job Description

Elevate Your Career as a Demand Planning Leader!

Ready to take your Demand Planning prowess to the next level? Morgan McKinley is thrilled to partner with a global powerhouse, on the lookout for a seasoned Senior Supply Chain Leader to join the ranks at a Cork-based global HQ.

Join us in delivering cherished household brands to 140+ markets worldwide.

Shape the Future as a Supply Chain Luminary

Seize the moment to be part of a pivotal chapter in our clients FMCG juggernaut's story. As we unveil the next wave of top-tier talent for our clients Supply Chain Leadership team, you'll find yourself at the epicenter of decision-making, right here in Cork. Collaborate with a trailblazing team, cultivating innovation and excellence.

Role in the Spotlight: Demand Planning Dynamo

Your expertise as a Demand Planning Manager will be the linchpin in forging demand forecasting processes within the supply chain. Bridge cross-functional teams to ensure precise demand forecasts and seamless supply execution. Leverage cutting-edge software for sophisticated statistical modeling, crafting a well-oiled inventory engine that eliminates stock-outs and excesses. Champion forecast accuracy through strategic insights to the senior leadership.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyse data, including historical sales trends, market trends, and upcoming promotions or events, to develop accurate demand forecasts
  • Develop and maintain statistical models and forecast tools using o9 software to improve forecast accuracy
  • Analyse forecast results to identify trends and areas of improvement, and adjust the forecasting approach accordingly
  • Design and implement Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process to align demand forecasts cross functionally.
  • Leverage the PGCS-Sector/Market S&OP processes to gather input on events and new product launches that could impact demand
  • Work with Operations and Supply Chain teams to ensure that production plans are aligned with demand forecasts
  • Monitor inventory levels to ensure that stock levels are optimized, and minimize stock-outs or overstocks
  • Prepare and present regular forecast accuracy reports with key insights & recommended actions to senior management
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and customers to ensure that demand forecasts are aligned with customer expectations
  • Continuously improve demand planning processes and procedures to enhance forecast accuracy and efficiency using o9 software and/or SAP IBP module.
  • Leading the volumes forecasting process and inputs to Annual Operating Planning process & Quarterly Financial Forecasting process.

Qualifications That Make You Shine

  • Degree in Supply Chain/Finance/Engineering/Data Science or equivalent.
  • 8-9 years in the demand planning and forecasting arena.
  • A sharp analytical mind with an eagle-eyed attention to detail.
  • Masterful communicator and collaborative virtuoso.
  • Proven leadership acumen in complex global settings.
  • A burning passion for relentless improvement and extraordinary outcomes.

Ready to take the next step in your career? Join this dynamic team and make a meaningful impact! Apply now and don't miss out on this opportunity to grow professionally and contribute to innovative projects.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.



Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Terry McAuliffe
Terry McAuliffe