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Demand Planner

Location

China, Shanghai

Posted Date

12/11/2018

Job ID

CN1908

Category

Supply and Demand

Language

Market Operations, China

The scope of the Market Operations team is to deliver best-in-industry in-stock availability and retail stock turns with optimized operational cost via excellent demand planning and execute best practice order management and customer service. The department is a part of the BU China organization.

Purpose

As a Demand Planner, you will develop and deliver a portfolio or account demand plan that takes input from both Marketing and Sales, facilitates agreement with Marketing/Sales on plan and prepares plan and recommendation for China Leadership Team along with assumptions/risk assessment for final approval of formal submission of BU China.

Your tasks will include:

• Monthly work with Sales on account flow plan incorporating investment & activity plan
• Develop an accurate SKU level forecast by month for extended line through exception based planning, and do submission via APO
• Work with both Marketing and Sales on SKU level transition plan, track execution and call out risk and drive agreement when off-track
• Manage extended line productivity with Marketing/Sales by target setting and driving necessary action

You must have:

• 5+ years experience of forecasting or planning in a consumer products company (working experience involved S&OP preferred)
• Bachelor’s degree or above from recognized university.
• Must be fluent in both written and oral English.
• Excellent user of MS office tools is a must.

It would be nice for you to have:
• Willing to learn and work in the LEGO environment.
• Strong collaboration with internal and external partners.
• Strong business negotiation/influencing skills.

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