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Energizer Associate Manager, Demand Planning in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

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Position Summary

Do you have what it takes to be part of a successful business unit and be part of its history?

We are currently looking to hire an experienced Demand Planning professional at Associate Manager level, for our Developing and Distributor Markets in Asia Pacific. This exciting role would be responsible in leading and driving Demand Planning team in assigned markets with the important goal of having the most accurate forecast possible.

This is an ideal role for someone who is looking for a challenging and rewarding career in a collaborative and highly dynamic team, progressing career into a regional management role.

Accountabilities

  • Leading and driving the Demand Planning team in supporting markets to create demand forecasts based on prior performance and future sales by maintaining the demand planning system and software, ensuring correctness of data and providing value added analysis to support decision making with a goal to provide the supply chain with the most accurate forecast possible.

  • Provide support in extracting raw data from source systems (SAP IBP, iScala) to support ad-hoc and establish regular reporting requirements.

  • Acts as a liaison to other functions supporting demand forecasting activities.

  • Ensure demand forecasts are shared/received timely as per the agreed format, level of details, and timing as required by Markets & SC partners with documented assumptions

  • Has overall accountability for achieving forecast accuracy and driving continuous improvement on forecast quality for a more efficient and effective supply chain

  • Collaborating with local Supply Chain and Sales & Marketing to come up with the most realistic Market Intelligence based on latest performance and sales trend, which is also aligned with the organisation’s financial target.

  • Leads and provides guidance on the daily work of the Demand Planners.

  • Supports regional and global demand planning initiatives and projects

  • Supports/Leads demand forecasting process improvement from Market’s perspective

Required Skills and Experience

  • Degree qualification, preferably majoring in Supply Chain, Business, Mathematics, Statistics or similar qualification. APICS or similar certification is highly desirable

  • 5 to 8 years of Demand Planning experience, with the ability to lead a small team to achieve team objectives

  • Experienced work across culture in a multi-cultural and virtual environment, working with others to translate & advocate Demand Planning initiatives into actionable items

  • Comfortable to work with multiple systems; experienced in SAP IBP or other planning tool would be preferred

  • Possess good understanding of Market development dynamics, able to influence and achieve results

Working Relationships & Environment

Reporting to Demand Planning Manager of International Developing and Distributor Markets, this position will have work interaction with respective market’s Business Directors and Channel Directors, Supply Planning, Commercial Finance and International Customer Service team.

An Offer to Grow On

Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays. 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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