Demand Planner

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Location Randburg, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category Logistics & Transportation Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

An opportunity exists in Bosch's Automotive Aftermarket (AA) division for a 'Demand Planner'.

Responsibilities can include but are not limited to: 

  • Analysis of stock replenishment flows and initiate measures to avoid overstock situations. 
  • Co-ordinate sales forecast improvement through interacting with sales, marketing, and customers to understand demand forecast drivers and implement necessary measures. 
  • Secure delivery from plants, answer to customer requests, secure consistent planning parameters in the system (SAP) and make corrections if necessary.  Manage the goods flow (inbound operations) from sourcing plants to the warehouse, in line with customer expectations. 
  • Manage the scrapping process for undesired stock items and follow up of the execution. 
  • Participate in the stock clean-up initiatives together with sales and marketing.
  • Manage relationship with local suppliers and ensure a premium service level.
  • Prepare necessary demand planning data and reporting to the management.
  • Continuously track KPI´s of the plant cockpit chart and drive measures for improvement with the planning manager

 

Requirements:

  • +/- 8 years work experience in a similar role of which 3 years + should have been in a 'Team Leading' or similar capacity
  • Specialist in inventory forecasting and planning. 
  • 3 years + work experience on SAP (APO)
  • Analytical background: MS Excel advanced skills required and modelling competence.
  • Fluent professional communication skills in English (speak, read and write)

 

Your personal characteristics: 

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Strong numerical reasoning 
  • Assertive 
  • Strong team player 
  • Deadline and performance driven

Qualifications

Matric / Grade 12 and a relevant Degree or Diploma in Order Planning / Supply Chain and/or Logistics.

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