Are you prepared to walk that extra mile for customers? Do you have an eye for detail and at least several years' experience in a similar position? Then this role might just be for you! For one of our clients in Amsterdam we are looking for a demand planner who can start ASAP. In this position you oversee and manage the whole demand planning and forecasting process for new and existing products.
Our client is a French company based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. They are a major player in distribution around the world with 12,225 stores in more than 30 countries, 321,000 employees and a turnover of nearly 80.7 billion Euros (source 2019).
In 2017 they opened up their offices in Amsterdam to launch a new concept, in the context of the development of discount stores in Europe with the mission of sourcing the best food and non-food offers in this market.
From Amsterdam they supply the 6 European countries of the client (Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Poland and Romania) using 2 warehouses to date to carry out operations.
They have, in addition to the original trading activity, been providing the back office (assortment, store supply) for the new discount concept developed by the mother holding within its stores since 2021.
Since its creation, they have doubled its turnover every year. A real start-up within a large group of over 60 years old, we are building an international team made up of the best talents around trade, purchasing and the supply chain.
Our client is a multinational corporation specialized in retail. The client has a strong focus on non-food category and as part of the expansion for this category we're looking for a demand planner.
Oversee demand planning and management processes for new and existing products
Develop and execute product demand plans to meet organization goals
Provide support in developing seasonal demand forecasts and anticipate customers reactions to the promotions and discounts
Develop demand forecasts based on demand patterns and business trends
Work with customers, sales team and supply chain management to improve forecast accuracy
Maintain demand plan to ensure cost effectiveness and to meet customer demands
Assist in risk assessment and mitigation activities
4-5 years' experience in a similar position
Background in Retail or FMCG preferred
Strong background in forecasting / planning
Project management skills
Analytical and KPI driven
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
Organized individual with a high level of adaptability
Walters People Academy
A competitive salary up to 62.800 annual based on previous experience
A positive work environment in a small office where you really matter
Travel expenses reimbursed based on the clients own policy
Long term position at a company with many possibilities to grow and develop yourself