KSM HR, representing a pioneering e-grocery startup, seeks a dedicated Demand Planner to embark on this innovative journey. Client’s dynamic team of nearly 20 individuals operates within a flexible, invigorating environment, seeking a like-minded individual with a startup mindset crucial to their growth.
- Demand Forecasting: Analyse sales history, market trends, and pertinent factors to create precise demand forecasts, predicting future product/service demand.
- Inventory Management: Maintain optimal inventory levels to meet customer demands while minimizing excess stock, collaborating with inventory control teams.
- Collaborative Planning: Work closely with cross-functional teams to align demand forecasts with production schedules and streamline supply chain activities.
- Continuous Improvement: Identify process enhancements to boost forecasting accuracy and inventory management efficiency.
- Risk Management: Anticipate supply chain risks and develop contingency plans to ensure meeting customer demand under various scenarios.
- Reporting & Insights: Generate regular reports on demand planning metrics, offering insights and recommendations based on these analytics. Effectively communicate demand forecasts and related information to stakeholders across various departments.
- Market Analysis: Monitor market conditions and industry trends affecting demand and supply chain operations.
- University degree (preferably in Finance/ Supply Chain field)
- Fluency in English language is a pre-requisite
- 5-8 years of proven experience in Demand Planning (or a related role) in Super Market/ Groceries Industry.
- Thorough understanding of the vendors and wholesale landscape within the industry is imperative.
- Ability to establish and maintaining a comprehensive and updated database of potential suppliers
- Skilled in strategically identifying and collaborating with the most appropriate suppliers.
- Relevant training or certifications as a Demand Planner (preferred).
- Strong understanding of inventory management practices.
- Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Startup mindset with self-motivation and goal orientation.
- Efficient cooperation with diverse stakeholders.
- Strong work ethic, perseverance and resilience
Whats we offer
- Competitive compensation.
- Flexible work hours.
- Collaborative and fresh culture.
- Opportunities for professional growth and learning.