Demand Planner

La Louvière, Brussels
Permanent Job
English, French

Job description

Position Summary

The Demand Planner plays a pivotal role in effectively managing demand for critical elements in the production process. This role involves forecasting, analysis, and management of production requirements to meet production needs, customer expectations, and overall business objectives.

Your Responsibilities

  • Demand Forecasting: Utilize analytical methods and modeling tools to accurately forecast future demand based on historical data, market trends, customer orders, and production parameters.
  • Data Analysis: Review and analyze past and current demand data to identify trends, seasonal patterns, market variations, and other factors influencing demand.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with production, sales, logistics, and inventory management teams to understand needs, constraints, and opportunities to optimize demand planning.
  • Inventory Management: Optimize inventory levels considering demand forecasts, delivery lead times, storage costs, and inventory turnover objectives.
  • Monitoring and Adjustment: Continuously monitor demand planning performance, identify variances from forecasts and targets, and make continuous adjustments and improvements to the process.
  • Communication: Proactively communicate with internal and external stakeholders, sharing information on forecasted demand, production constraints, plan changes, and other relevant aspects of demand planning.

About You

  • Education: Master's degree in logistics, operations management, engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in demand planning, preferably in the manufacturing industry.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in demand forecasting and planning tools such as ERP software, Advanced Planning Systems (APS), and statistical modeling techniques.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret complex data.
  • Communication: Excellent communication and cross-functional collaboration skills;
  • Languages: fluent in English and French.
  • Independence: Ability to work independently and effectively manage priorities in a dynamic environment.

What You Can Expect

Amaris Consulting is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. We are committed to promoting diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. For this purpose, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, beliefs, age, marital status, disability or other characteristics.

Who are we?

Amaris Consulting is an independent technology consulting firm providing guidance and solutions to businesses. With more than 1000 clients across the globe, we have been rolling out solutions in major projects for over a decade – this is made possible by an international team of 7500 people spread across 5 continents and more than 60 countries. Our solutions focus on four different Business Lines: Information System & Digital, Telecom, Life Sciences and Engineering. We’re focused on building and nurturing a top talent community where all our team members can achieve their full potential. Amaris is your steppingstone to cross rivers of change, meet challenges and achieve all your projects with success.

At Amaris, we strive to provide our candidates with the best possible recruitment experience. We like to get to know our candidates, challenge them, and be able to give them proper feedback as quickly as possible. Here's what our recruitment process looks like:   

Brief Call: Our process typically begins with a brief virtual/phone conversation to get to know you! The objective? Learn about you, understand your motivations, and make sure we have the right job for you! 

Interviews (the average number of interviews is 3 - the number may vary depending on the level of seniority required for the position). During the interviews, you will meet people from our team: your line manager of course, but also other people related to your future role. We will talk in depth about you, your experience, and skills, but also about the position and what will be expected of you. Of course, you will also get to know Amaris: our culture, our roots, our teams, and your career opportunities!

Case study: Depending on the position, we may ask you to take a test. This could be a role play, a technical assessment, a problem-solving scenario, etc.   

As you know, every person is different and so is every role in a company.  That is why we have to adapt accordingly, and the process may differ slightly at times. However, please know that we always put ourselves in the candidate's shoes to ensure they have the best possible experience. 
We look forward to meeting you!

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