Demand Planner at Nestle Nigeria Plc
Nestlé Nigeria Plc is a food manufacturing and marketing company. The Company is engaged in manufacturing, marketing and distribution of food products, including purified water throughout the country. It operates through two segments: Food and Beverages.Nestle Nigeria Plc - As the Leading Nutrition Health and Wellness Company, we are committed to enhancing People's lives, everywhere, every day. Infact enhancing lives will influence everything we do together. A presence in more than 130 countries and factories in more than 80 research centres brings many global benefits. We believe in long term career development and appreciate how challenges and motivation will help you reach your potential. Nestle Nigeria Plc upholds the principle of Non- Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunities in its recruitment processes.Job Title: Demand PlannerJob Number: 180006S4Primary Location: Nigeria-Lagos-IlupejuJob: Supply ChainJob Description "I want to satisfy customer demand, with maximum freshness, at optimal cost" Role SummaryAs the Demand Planner, you are in charge of developing, maintaining and improving the demand plan for a portfolio of products. Your demand plans represent the most realistic estimate of customers’ demand.A successful Demand Planner also ensures a collaborative planning process in order to align the demand plan with internal partners. When there are exceptions, the Demand Planner also identifies and manages any exceptions to the plan, while monitoring performance of the plan.Continually improving the quality and reliability of the demand plan is topmost for a successful demand planner, as this affects the Company’s ability to sense and respond to changing circumstances on time. As a successful demand planner, you are also responsible for (but not limited to): Data and Systems MaintenanceCreate and maintain the appropriate master data in the planning systems.Collation of Information and AssumptionsEnsure commitment from all functions, build and maintain good communication and collaboration both within Supply Chain and with Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing and Finance, according to Business Planning best practices.Developing and Maintaining ForecastUse appropriate statistical models and parameters to generate accurate demand forecasts.Focus on and deliver a stable demand plan, but taking into account recent events, along with achievement of Demand Plan Accuracy (DPA), controlled variability of accuracy and no systematic bias.Tracking and Managing DemandActively follow-up actual sales to customers and sell-out (POS) data to identify exceptional or unplanned activities.Drive fast, appropriate actions to minimize the impact of deviations from the Demand Plan. Communicate these actions to stakeholders.Measuring and Tracking of PerformanceConsistently improve Demand Plan Accuracy (DPA accuracy level and variability) using the Forecast Value Added (FVA) concept, and drive out systematic forecast bias through detailed analyses of past performance. Track errors and maintain an efficient Learning Log.Implement improvements to Demand and Supply Planning processes and tools to deliver tangible benefits (e.g. time savings, increased efficiencies).
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