Demand Planner

Bredbury
Reference No: 12281

What's the role?

As the Demand Planner (Northern Europe) you will manage the flow of materials within Northern Europe for a specific Business Unit ensuring that there is an optimisation of stock and service level at all locations in line with company objectives. You will also be a key facilitator of the regional S&OP process.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As the Demand Planner you will facilitate Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) by partnering with Sales and Marketing to create a consensus sales forecast which steers the Supply Chain, taking into consideration different plans and scenarios to achieve targeted sales and deliver performance. You will take responsibility for inventory management of assigned products within the Northern Europe Central Warehouse’s to ensure that service and inventory targets are met.

You will plan, forecast and release purchasing orders to ensure targeted product availability at optimum inventory levels with pro-active management of system / planning alerts. Management of all stock shortages, ensuring that appropriate action is taken to resolve with minimum cost impact and maximum attention to customer service and managing open customer orders until delivery including complaint management. You are the primary driver of marketing efforts to reduce obsolescence.

We were proud to be voted #35 in the Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For in 2019 - our 13th consecutive year in the list.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • Technical or Business University Degree
  • SAP R3/ APO Planning system experience would be preferred
  • Previous Materials Management, Demand or Supply Chain Planning experience
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Logical thinker with a good attention to detail and high level of commitment
  • Second language an advantage but not essential (In particular Swedish, Danish or Finnish).

“You get a unique opportunity to experience all different functions of the supply chain – and, for many people, to do it overseas. We really encourage our teams to challenge the way things are done. If you can make a process simpler, do it, show us.”

- Fabrice, Head of Global Logistics Services

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