Demand Planner

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Bucharest, RO Johannesburg, ZA Gliwice, PL

Company: Tenneco

'Own Your Career' supports Tenneco’s People Model, ensuring that we both “Select the Best” and “Build & Develop” internal talent.

It is our commitment to develop and promote great talent within the Tenneco team.

This is a great opportunity to join us as a “Demand Planner” in our Shared Services Office from Bucharest.


Key supply chain role that will oversee the company’s Demand planning process. Analyze and gather relevant demand data and translate this into a monthly demand plan (short & long term) that will enable the company to meet its sales and service level objectives.


  • Responsible for collecting relevant demand data from Sales & Marketing (Mid to long term)
  • Attend monthly Sales Review Meetings between Demand Planning and Sales & Marketing
  • Analyze historical data to continuously improve forecast accuracy (Past sales, trends, seasonality, promotional activities)
  • Continuously review and improve forecasting techniques and Demand Planning processes
  • Establish best practices in statistical forecasting and usage of the forecasting tool SAP APO
  • Key driver for the monthly SIOP process – responsible for the preparation of the consensus demand plan as part of the monthly SIOP process
  • KPI reporting: responsible for monthly reporting of Demand Planning KPI’s (Forecast outlook, forecast accuracy, consensus demand plan, SIOP report) towards management
  • Communicate changes in the demand plan to management & Supply Control Department
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain Engineering on best practices, working methods, supply chain optimization


• Experience with statistical forecasting techniques
• Strong technical (user) knowledge of Office applications (advanced Excel capabilities)
• Strong knowledge of ERP – desirable SAP
• Preferably experience with SAP “Advanced Planner & Optimizer” APO
• Experience with MRP functionality
• Fluent in English, other languages are an asset

• Problem solving / decision making skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Strong business acumen
• Strong communication skills: ability to interact with all levels within the organization
• Attention to details, working with high precision


Internal: Internal stakeholders (Manufacturing plants, Sales & Marketing, Product Management, Purchasing, Pricing, Finance, Logistics, Senior management)                                                                                               
External: Key customers if required 


• Minimum/Essential: 1+ years related experience preferably within a supply chain planning environment

• Desirable: 2+ years experience in a Supply Chain planning environment preferably within spare parts planning

You are encouraged to 'Own Your Career' to maximize your development and reach your full potential!