Demand Planner

Why join our team?

IM for SEUK is an exciting growth of opportunity for an experienced demand planner who is up for a challenging time with a world class dynamic portfolio to demand plan.

What will this role achieve?

Building and maintaining the top-level Sell-in and Sell-out forecasts for IM products in the category. This will require co-working with various teams (Product Management/Market Intelligence/Marketing/Finance etc) and carrying out in depth analysis to updating the system with the details of the forecasts.

Coordinate closely with HQ, Factory and 3rd party logistics service providers to manage inbound supply, highlighting any shortage issues and providing recommendations. The individual also expect to contribute to the ongoing improvement initiatives around the current supply chain process, on hand aging inventory and production PO proposal processes.

Working in collaboration with relevant stakeholders (Commercial planning team, Product team, Finance function and Global Operation Centre (GOC) / Export team at HQ as well as factories). You will build robust forecasts, planning, execute plan, and ensure that supply plans adequately support this. Complete assignment in timely manner and manage any outstanding work.

What will be your key deliverables?

  •  Responsible for short/long-term (12 weeks) Demand sell-in/sell-out Forecasting.

  •  Responsible for demand planning, purchasing and optimal inventory management / WOS to

    support overview of IM demand plan.

  •  Monitoring and analysing actual performance versus planning identify issues and translate it

    out to business with recommendation, including KPIs and data simulation for management

    decision making.

  •  Leading and/or initiating in Supply Chain and Cross-functional processes / projects.

  •  Understanding of Samsung specific systems with depth of matrix and proactive / independent

    approach to problem solving.

  •  Handling day to day ad-hoc requests to support the business from a Supply Chain perspective.

    What do we need for this role?

  •  Advanced MS Office knowledge (specifically Excel) to produce accurate reports

  •  Data Analysis to understand and present the findings to the stake holders

  •  Understanding of business sensitivity and able to execute tasks with strong attention to detail.

  •  Comfortable presenting to wider audience, including senior management.

  •  Strong organizational and communication manner / skills.

  •  Leading where necessary, challenging different ideas with analysis and logic.

  •  Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  •  Attention to detail

    What does success look like?

  •  Education to a degree level or equivalent; degree in Math, Economics, Supply Chain advantaged.

  •  Experience in Supply Chain analyst background with in-depth understanding and working knowledge of Demand Planning and Supply Operations.

  •  Present great communication and influencing skills to relevant teams.

  •  Ability to set priorities and multi-task in order to meet tight deadlines through and able to

    operate in a flexible way using your initiative at work.

    The Interview Process

    2 stages
    With 1st stage with a practical excel test
    Competent based questions around planning and problem solving .

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