Demand Planner in St Leonards at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

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Job Description

Stryker - Proud to be recognised as one of Australia's Best Places to Work again in 2018!

We help to change and save people's lives through teamwork, dedication and innovative technology. We care about our customers, patients and each other which is why we are consistently recognised as a great place to work. We are looking for exceptional people who truly want to make a difference…. because at Stryker we do.

About The Role:

As a Demand Planner, you will facilitate the demand management process by generating a forecast for allocated brands for the Stryker South Pacific market. 

Who We Want:

  • Accuracy-oriented team leaders. Providing direct oversight of processes and results, managers who ensure accurate and timely completion of projections, forecasts or reporting.
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately, to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • Subject matter experts. Managers who not only oversee the collection, review, and analysis of data but can interpret, translate, and present on all various matters as needed.

What You Will Do:

  • Development of the baseline statistical forecast using the demand planning system to support the monthly demand. Using inputs from the Sales, Marketing, and Finance departments and providing value add intelligence to the forecast
  • Advise management on future inventory spend and communication of forecast into global IBP process
  • Conducts root cause analysis and corrective action planning to understand sales forecast accuracy and bias performance to support the feedback to Sales and Marketing teams
  • Provides the detailed analysis and reporting of forecast trends and accuracy to annual sales/operating plan to identify, communicate, and address gaps
  • Responsible for suggesting and maintaining JDE Master Planning Families based on their relevance, as per the planning timetable

What you need:

  • Two to five years proven experience in procurement and/or production planning
  • Strong communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools including, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Good knowledge of the end to end supply chain and the impacts of the Demand signal
  • Previous experience using an ERP system

To join us, click apply now!

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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