demand and finished good planner in North Ryde

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north ryde, new south wales
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marcia voller, randstad
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job description

The Role:

  • Responsible for Demand Planning and Forecasting as well as Finished Goods Planning (Supply Planning) for a designated portfolio of finished goods.
  • The Demand Planner leads the S&OP process and obtains forecast from Sales/Channel/Marketing/Key Account Managers to produce a single consensus demand plan for the sales organization in SAP APO-DP.
  • Other responsibilities including product life cycle management (phase in/phase out planning), exception management and master data maintenance.
  • One key output of the role is the generation of accurate demand data required for the efficient execution of the supply planning, purchasing and scheduling activities

The key objectives

  • The achievement of forecast accuracy, customer satisfaction (DRM) and inventory run rate targets. This requires a high level of engagement and collaboration with the Sales/Channel/Marketing/Key Account Managers, and where appropriate directly with customers.
  • The Demand Planner is the “forecast champion” for the organisation, continuously striving to increase the level of understanding of the forecast process and its importance to the business.

Skills Required:

  • Experience and understanding of forecasting methodology,
  • SAP experience
  • Understanding of Product Life Cycle Management and its impact on demand plans;
  • Coordination and consolidation of data input from multiple sources;
  • Ability to chair and facilitate meetings
  • Effective verbal communication and negotiation skills;
  • Customer interaction skills.
  • Product knowledge
  • Knowledge of the market
  • Preferably experience within the lighting industry

Please apply if you are available to interview immediately.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Demand Planner



educational requirements

Secondary School/High School