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Demand Supply Manager EMEA

Ansell

Full time |  Permanent  |  3 year  |  Salary type not mentioned Salary not mentioned  |  1 Jobs  | English

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION

Reporting to the Director Forecast-To-Source EMEA-APAC, bear overall responsibility for demand and supply across all European warehouses as well as direct customers on Ansell products from a Global Business Unit, so as to consistently meet the customer service level target while maintaining the inventory within budget. Strive for and deliver continuous supply chain improvements.

RESPONSIBILITIES & SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES
•Bear overall responsibility for assurance of demand and supply in a business area.

•Manage all related processes, flow of information, resource and stake holder relations.

•Actively support the requested customer service level.

•Build up the sales forecast with statistical calculation and sales inputs reducing the gap with the financial forecast.

•Establish strong collaboration with Sales team to keep improving the forecast accuracy and to be able to match demand and constrained products.

•Communicate product supply plans to all suppliers on a monthly or more frequent basis depending on specific agreement. Track changes and plan accuracy and strive  or improvement of information.

•Represent and defend the interests of the region towards global supply.

•Optimise inventory holding, set and adjust stock targets and manage inventory levels.

•Actively participate and be fully aware of the demand planning process and its results as a key driver to supply and inventory planning decisions. Drive the Consensus meeting.

•Develop the supplier base through involving them in a common process, optimising information flow and resource throughout the whole supply chain and identifying and setting common continuous improvement targets aiming at responsiveness and agility.

•Actively participate in the capacity planning process through managing orders and forecasts at their demand/supply interface (smoothing, deferring, pulling forward etc.

•Actively participate in S&OP process

•Actively participate in, incl. initiating, product rationalisation.

•Actively participate in setting up KPIs on business critical supply parameters.

•Validate the annual product sales plan within the budgeting process.

•Management reporting on business critical supply parameters.

•Communicate to key stake holders and establish customer-supplier agreement as necessary.

•Educate key stake holders for improved interface management.

•Train and supervise support function.

•Lead and actively participate in supply chain projects across the business areas.


Desired Skills and Experience:


KEY POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education:

•University degree in Business, Accounting or Supply Chain or similar level through experience.

•APICS Certification is a plus.

Job Experience:

•At least 3 years of relevant experience in supply chain planning.

•Success full experience in coordinating a group of 2 people.

•Experience with ERP system, preferably SAP.

•Experience in sales or logistics is a plus.

Knowledge and Skills:

•Excellent English, written and spoken, other languages an asset

•Comfortable with Excel and Outlook.

Desirable Job Competencies:
•Proactive
•Customer service minded
•Assertive
•Strong analytical skill
•Organized
•Process oriented
•Able to operate in a dynamic environment
•Self-driven and result oriented
•Excellent communication skills
•Able to work under dead-lines
•Excellent time management
•Able to work in a multicultural environment

Role

RESPONSIBILITIES & SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES: •Bear overall responsibility for assurance of demand and supply in a business area. •Manage all related processes, flow of information, resource and stake holder relations. •Actively support the requested customer service level. •Build up the sales forecast with statistical calculation and sales inputs reducing the gap with the financial forecast. •Establish strong collaboration with Sales team to keep improving the forecast accuracy and to be able to match demand and constrained products. •Communicate product supply plans to all suppliers on a monthly or more frequent basis depending on specific agreement. Track changes and plan accuracy and strive or improvement of information. •Represent and defend the interests of the region towards global supply. •Optimise inventory holding, set and adjust stock targets and manage inventory levels. •Actively participate and be fully aware of the demand planning process and its results as a key driver to supply and inventory planning decisions. Drive the Consensus meeting. •Develop the supplier base through involving them in a common process, optimising information flow and resource throughout the whole supply chain and identifying and setting common continuous improvement targets aiming at responsiveness and agility. •Actively participate in the capacity planning process through managing orders and forecasts at their demand/supply interface (smoothing, deferring, pulling forward etc. •Actively participate in S&OP process •Actively participate in, incl. initiating, product rationalisation. •Actively participate in setting up KPIs on business critical supply parameters. •Validate the annual product sales plan within the budgeting process. •Management reporting on business critical supply parameters. •Communicate to key stake holders and establish customer-supplier agreement as necessary. •Educate key stake holders for improved interface management. •Train and supervise support function. •Lead and actively participate in supply chain projects across the business areas.

Qualification

University Degree in Business, Accounting or Supply Chain or Similar Through Experience

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