Management & Business Others Supply Chain and Procurement
Demand, Supply and Inventory planner
Join us on our mission to help empower parents and children to discover the world together! Bugaboo is a premium Dutch parental company that reinvented the stroller 20 years ago. We continue to bring a pioneering mindset and an obsession with quality to everything we do and we’re looking for entrepreneurial and passionate people to join us. With design and innovation led in-house, production in our own factory in Xiamen and a global footprint of offices we are proud of our creativity, diversity and cultural inclusion.
Full-time · Amsterdam, the Netherlands
The Demand, Supply & Inventory Planner determines and manages the availability for all Bugaboo products in the market and channels served at optimal cost and cash balance. Main contact for the Managing Director of the respective cluster to support commercial teams in reaching highest revenue against lowest possible cost. Drive initiatives to reduce Excess and Obsolete stock by providing advice on which actions could be taken to bring down the stock towards the Managing Director.
Ensure 98% availability for the region and higher on core products through action plan, factory prioritization in alignment with other planners;
Create supply and inventory plans in the short to mid-term horizon (up to 18 months) for all Bugaboo products for one cluster aligned with Managing Director of the respective cluster and objectives to achieve cost, cash and service targets. Run what-if scenarios to make most feasible supply plans across the network and support managing director in commercial deals such as Make to Order model on specials;
Determine and manage effective inventory and stock replenishment models and planning options. Maintain and ensure data accuracy for all planning parameters and settings in the planning system and support master data management for executing the supply planning models;
Lead the regional demand review meetings with the managing director and manage the monthly product forecast cycle including phase in and phase out according to agreed timings, color split analysis and attach ratio. Discuss and challenge sales forecasts based on statistical forecasts with the objective to agree on commercial forecasts and monitor progress versus plan throughout the year;
Enrich the statistical baseline forecast by utilizing the planning tool functionalities to ensure high forecast accuracy and low bias. Own Demand Planning KPI’s forecast accuracy and forecast bias and lead accuracy improvements;
Act as the single point of contact/partner within S&OP towards the managing director of the respective cluster and advice actions to increase revenue and reduce inventory of excess and obsolete through discuss and align on strategy of phase-in and phase out products with managing director of respective cluster;
Participate monthly in and support further professionalization of the S&OP processes. Provide effective and timely reporting of supply, demand and inventory, preparing input and escalations for discussion and decision making;
Build outstanding relationships with internal customers, and peers, based on a partnership approach that is straight-forward, with a focus on great service, integrity and pro-active communication;
Support Bugaboo in successfully launching new products, and delivering the supply chain/demand development roadmap and the supply planning strategies, all in time and in budget.