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.

PRIMARY PURPOSE(S) OF POSITION:

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• 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

COMPETENCES:
• 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

 KEY INTERFACES:

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

REQUIERED EXPERIENCE

• 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!