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Energizer Demand Planning Analyst in High Wycombe, United Kingdom

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Position Summary

The Demand Planning Analyst is responsible (in collaboration with Market Demand Planners) for the International Modern Market total forecast (baseline and promotional forecast). He/ She is also responsible to clean historical data, to develop and to maintain statistical forecasts in IBP- He/she collaborates with the Market Demand Planners to understand and to challenge local market intelligence, to understand any MI impacts on the statistical forecast.

He/she must support the preparation of the area demand reviews (S&OP process). The Demand Planning Analyst needs to ensure the best total volume forecast, to support the Senior DP Manager in gaining validation and sign off from the International VP. He/she must also support the Senior DP Manager to ensure that the market processes and meeting remains aligned with the Area process and connected to the Area meetings to share information and gain feedback.

The Demand Planning Analyst will remain focused on improving forecast accuracy and the correct horizon, with the aim to maximize sales (minimize service issues) while balancing this with working capital targets. He/she will focus heavily on Long Term Planning at an area level with commercial and marketing teams, to develop the best possible approach to planning and business delivery.

To suggest and support best Practice Development in forecasting; either within SAP-IBP or more generally within demand planning.

The Demand Planning Analyst is responsible for IBP maintenance and control of Master data.

Cross – product families back up exists and will be followed also by the Demand Planning Analyst.

Accountabilities

To manage product switches from a statistical forecast perspective & co-ordinate with market Demand Planners actors for Market intelligence forecast.

  • To own the maintenance and checking of links to external data sources in order to start the generation of a statistical forecast for appropriate categories / markets within Int. Modern Market.

  • To own the process to apply manual adjustments for OOS & consequent lost sales in line with best practice.

  • To use the critical items monthly to initiate collaborative review with Market Demand Planners to find the corrective actions to improve the forecast.

  • Apply manual adjustments to history for promos / pipe fill / exceptional events when needed to ensure the cleanest historical data.

  • Perform forecast modelling and adjust forecasting parameters to ensure the best possible accuracy and forecast horizon.

  • To support the implementation of the int Modern Market Roadmap for forecast improvement, aligned to the priorities of your manager (Autore Demand planning Analyst).

  • To support when required the building of the pack for the Area Demand Review for int. M M (for S&OP) in collaboration with your manager and understand impact of supply constraints from the AS&OP.

  • Chase the Identification and investigation of root cause of forecast errors.

  • To support the int MM Senior Demand Planning Manager in her Projects to help deliver the required strategic priorities.

Specific Accountabilities

  • To support the maintenance and set up of IBP related to statistical forecast

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3-4 years of Experience in a supply chain (specific DP background essential if possible) or highly numerical role

  • Fluency in English

  • Education requirements (degree level educated)

  • Number orientated analyst with strong mathematical skills

  • Ability to manage relationships transversally across at the DP team

  • Collaborative minded and good communication skills.

  • Self-starter & initiative taker

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • 1 other European language a bonus.

  • Ability to work with different cultural teams and remotely

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Travel across Europe possible

An Offer to Grow On

Come join us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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