About the role
AAK are seeking to appoint a number Demand Planners to join the European Demand Planning team. Responsible for ensuring operations are timely, efficient and cost effective.
You will ensure that Demand Planning activities are accurate and well maintained and assist with implementing new and innovative ways of working to improve current processes, across AAK’s European sites.
This role will include Travel between AAK’s European sites.
Analyse sales forecasts to effectively and accurately forecast future demand.
Ensure forecast and capacity are aligned.
Examine and challenge sales data to ensure accurate forecasting of demand.
Compare historical figures to identify trends and recognise change.
Present information regarding demand signal and forecasts to the Sales and Operations teams.
Set and work to KPI’s to ensure maximum accuracy and productivity.
Accurately maintain data for audit trails.
Manage and produce accurate and relevant reports to aid decision making.
Build and maintain strong working relationships with key Stakeholders.
Educated to Degree Level.
High level of Stakeholder engagement skills, across all levels.
Ability to interpret data and make decisions.
Skilled in deductive reasoning.
Strong presentation skills.
High level of IT literacy.
Able to challenge in an appropriate manner and identify areas for change.
Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise.
SAP experience advantageous.
In return AAK offer :
A competitive salary and benefits package.
Company bonus scheme.
A culture that invests and promotes, growth and development.
AAK prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.