Senior Demand Planner

Your Role 

As Senior Demand Planner for one of our key markets, you will play an important role in the supply chain as owner of the S&OP process for the company and be part of a great supply chain team. You will be the first point of contact for your sales colleagues and will be responsible to deliver outstanding service to our valuable customers as well as best in class forecast accuracy. You will be located in our office near Brussels (hybrid working is allowed) and report into our South West Europe planning lead.

Your Main Responsibilities  

  • Analyse sales forecasts to effectively and accurately forecast future demand. 
  • Examine and challenge sales data to ensure accurate forecasting of demand. 
  • Compare historical figures to identify trends and recognize change. 
  • Be the owner of information regarding demand signal and forecasts in the S&OP process. 
  • Work to KPI’s to ensure maximum accuracy and productivity. 
  • Work on driving down obsoletes (NPI) 
  • Manage and produce accurate and relevant reports to aid decision making. 
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, such as sales, finance, head of supply chain, supply planners etc. 
  • Build the organization’s technical capability via developing and using available tools such as IBP, PowerBI and SAP Hana. 
  • Develop your own and the teams technical mastery 
  • Think outside the box – simplification is key! 


  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in business, logistics or finance. 
  • Minimum 5 years experience from similar jobs 
  • Work experience in FMCG is mandatory and experience from food business a plus 
  • Fluent usage of Excel 
  • You have a great service-mindset and a positive attitude 
  • High Analytical mind-set, with high attention to details and accuracy; 
  • Excellent communication skills in English, Dutch or French language is required
  • Have high level of business acumen, you are able to understand the market and where your own function contributes 
  • Like to work in a dynamic, complex and international environment 
  • Strong SAP knowledge and preferable also IBP 
  • You have a working permit in the EU
  • You need to have a surge to want to learn as a team and adopt to a changing environment. We are a start up on a large scale and it is up to us to build the future of Upfield. 

How to apply!

Please apply below, or if you have additional questions just send me a WhatsApp message using (+31 611922716). I understand your resume might not be up to date, just send me what you have.

Bakr Haltout Rhouni, Talent Acquisition Specialist

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!

About Upfield

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers, and the planet.

We have the hybrid working model and we are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners, and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.


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