China, Shanghai, Beauty Care

Demand Planner


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Independently handle demand planning process, be the owner of demand alignment meeting, improve and optimize demand planning process continuously.
  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing and Controlling to deliver a realistic and unbiased rolling forecast based on assumptions/analysis across planning horizon for relecant products and customers.
  • Strong data analysis skills and analytical thinking is required. Provide clear analysis to cross function to achieve alignment in forecast process.
  • Review the top bias (sales performance vs forecast) in order to take actions, adjust the demand and statistical model improvement where it is necessary
  • Co-ordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant / foreseeing variances and refine the forecast (model and demand) to reflect updated Sales and Marketing assumptions
  • Using APO DP/SNP tools to co-ordinate rolling 18 months demand vs supply. Close demand-supply gap by collaborating with SP.
  • Close communicate with local and global supply planning team, to ensure right production arrangement (quantity and deliver timing)
  • FG inventory management: Inventory as % Sales, safety stock, OOS & daily production scheduling review, stock allocation for key customers, stock allocation between CDC & RDCs, stock aging and over-stock analysis
  • Weekly / monthly reports and S&OP continuous improvement.
  • Planning team overall reports including FCA, M0 sales, Stock suffeciency, Y status, etc.


  • 3-5 years working experience of planning, prefer in FMCG industry.
  • Strong data analysis skills, good communication.
JOB ID: 21025600
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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