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Demand Planner

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Shanghai Xinzhuang, CN

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Demand Planner

The term of employment is limited to months.


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Function: Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Business Line: Methacrylates


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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  • Develop short term and mid-term demand forecast as part of a demand planning process.

  • Maintain Demand Planning system and software as primary forecasting tool and develop analytic measures to study market trends. Develop long-term/mid-term demand planning and update in 3-month rolling bases.

  • Review historical sales trends, understand demand drivers, prepare forecast data and evaluate forecast result

  • Coordinate cross-functional activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast to reflect updated market and supply assumptions.

  • Achieve consensus for operational and forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales,

    marketing and finance personnel.

  • Track backlog of orders and observe supply situation. Provide solutions in constrained capacity situation.

  • Provide input to the Supply Chain to develop supply and inventory plan

  • Review actual sales performance against the budget or latest estimates and report variances and causes

  • Set sales plan KPI and track planning performance to continually improve forecast process and accuracy

  • Develops the Customer Relationship Management Group together with Marketing and Sales to establish Customer Contact for the Customer Relationship Management Group

  • Take lead of business process optimization.



  • Bachelor degree or above in supply chain or chemistry preferred
  • 3-5 years work experience in demand / supply planning
  • English language skill: verbal & writing skills
  • Very good at computer skills in Microsoft software package, i.e., PPT, Excel, etc. and be familiar with SAP system

Your Application

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Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.