Ansell is a leading global provider of protection solutions. Our company designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of protection solutions that meet the ever-changing needs and demands of our markets and industries. Protection is our primary concern as millions of people around the world depend on Ansell in their professional and personal lives.
Our vision is to create a world where people can enjoy optimal protection against the risk they are exposed to. Whether at work or during their leisure time, people require the right protection for the right application. After all, what better guarantee is there than increased safety, security and productivity than through adequate protection.
The Global Demand Planning Department owns the demand planning process of all Ansell products (IGBU and HGBU) in all regions for 12 months horizon. The demand plan is used for inventory replenishment as well as for planning of plants purposes. Global Demand Planning Department also coordinates the Excess and Obsolete process with Sales in the regions as well as the collaborative forecasting initiatives with customers.
The Demand Planning Manager is responsible for the Forecast Accuracy and Bias results for his/her portfolio.This position reports to the Global Demand Planning Director.
Review the forecast based on comparison with the Sales Forecast (waterfall comparison)
Identify and decide on the business opportunities to be integrated into the forecast based on inputs from Sales and Marketing teams.Liaise with Marketing to define the first forecast on NPI.
Identify and integrate any relevant market-related and supply-related data.
Monitor the forecast accuracy and ensure adherence to the defined targetsMonitor and report on the forecast accuracy.Review the forecast of the top offenders
Identify recurrent issues, propose alternatives and implement the approved solution.
Coordinate Excess stock clean-up within the regions and ensure adherence to the defined targetsOrganise and lead the monthly Excess and Obsolete meeting with Sales.
Get a plan on Excess and Obsolete reduction from Sales matching with the target.Follow up on the key activities agreed with Sales.Report the progress of the excess clean-up for your product portfolio.
Initiate the product allocation process in the regions in case of supply limitation.Communicate agreed allocation plan to the internal stakeholders
Prepare, maintain and share relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process
KEY POSITION REQUIREMENTSEducation
Desirable Job Competencies
Company - Public
$100K to $500K
Magnus R. Nicolin