Demand Supply Manager

MISSION: 

  • To strengthen Supply Chain function to meet organization’s objective of customer delight.

  • To implement continuous & sustainable improvement in OTD

General Description

The Demand Supply Manager gathers and evaluates data to develop solutions for increasing production. Manages the organization’s forecast planning function using inventory levels, production speed, and product demand to estimate output. Being a Demand Supply Manager requires minimum a bachelor’s degree. May work with vendors and customers to determine optimal inventory levels. The Demand Supply Manager will report to the Head of Supply Chain and Production and has at least 3-5 years Managerial Experience in a similar position

What do we expect from you?

What do we expect?

  • Develop and maintain supply and demand availability plans for all products (SKU’s) built and assembled.

  • Prioritize and allocate production based on supply chain deficits, product demand and sales forecasts.

  • Review actual production vs production plan and initiate appropriate, corrective actions

  • Identify demand forecast risks and develop effective mitigation plans

  • Drive the SOIP monthly demand review meetings with recommended changes to forecast;

  • Drive resolution of significant variation between actual order rates and the demand plan

  • Drive delivery performance by understanding key supply (manufacturing and supplier) issues and drive actions to address each of them

  • Contribute to future development of Sales and Operations Planning process;

  • Drive continuous improvement plans where necessary, liaise with pertinent support organizations and groups to finetune and develop business processes where required, streamline operations and tools.

  • Proactively troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns;

  • Produce regular reports on purchase commitments, costs and Supply Chain KPI’s;

  • Regularly communicatee status of shipments/backlog/supply commitments versus business commitments for the current month, current quarter and projection for the longer term.

  • Serve as the contactperson for escalation of demand-supply related issues

Who would be successful?

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills (both verbal & writing NL/FR/EN) with the ability to build relationships at all levels.

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a team environment;

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Quickly adaptable to changing processes and requirements;

  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment;

  • Experience with and thorough understanding of key factors that drive business value and impact;

  • Strong background and knowledge around key planning and supply chain tools and systems (Forecasting, Demand Management, Planning, inventory management tools, MRP/DRP, etc)

  • Should have a strong Manufacturing and Planning background, with experience in procurement.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics or units earned as added advantage

  • Minimum 3-5 years Supervisory or Managerial experience in a similar role.

  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office (Excel) and ERP systems

Wanted experience

three to five years of experience

What do we offer you?

You will receive a full time contract with a salary package that matches your experience + extra-legal benefits.

 

As a growth company in a new industry, we give you the opportunity to develop yourself.

You will find yourself in an informal and innovative environment where initiative is welcomed with open arms! It will by no means be boring.

 

Are you ready to work in this growing organization? Apply now below.

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