Demand Planner HU - Upfield

Demand Planner HU

Demand Planner

Location: Budapest -  Hungary  (hybrid work)


Job Purpose!

Demand Planner is responsible for the 12 months rolling volume forecast in Hungarian Market. Focuses on collaborative "bottom-up" planning with Customer Development, Brand, and Customer Supply Chain. The objective is to continuously improve forecast accuracy to deliver high customer service levels and simultaneously support the reduction of finished goods inventory. Lead improvement of any the current S&OP tools/processes in association with Demand Planning Excellence.


About role!

You will be responsible for analysing and generating weekly, monthly and long-term forecast based on baseline trending, marketing and sales initiative and market trends. Ensures that forecast accuracy and bias is within target.

You will be leading and participating in relevant meetings of the S&OP cycle with Marketing and Sales to identify sales opportunities and bridge the gaps.

In addition, you will be managing Weekly Demand and Supply meeting to manage changes in demand based on market trends.

Moreover you will be driving end to end simplification through SKU rationalization.

On daily basis you will be responsible for ensuring integrity of the SAP master data file through timely data maintenance of finished goods item codes (active, inactive, NPIs). What is more, you will be leading continues improvement of FA/FB which creates positive impact to cost, inventory and casefile.

Keeping healthy level of stock for Hungarian market with cooperation of production and potential cooperation with other market within CEE region – it will be your mail goal!


About You!

We are looking for candidates with several years of experience in Demand Panning in multicultural and matrix organization.  It is very important to understanding of the Demand Planning tools and KPIs.

We count on your great attention to details, strong analytical skills and ability to maintain full overview.

SAP knowledge is preferred.

Self-driven and fast adapting in everchanging dynamic environment attitude is more than welcome!

We are an international company therefore we are looking for candidates with Hungarian and English language as well.

If you have excellent communication and people skills and you are open-minded person with personality who is willing  to build excellent communication and understanding between Sales, Finance, Factory colleagues…. – don't hesitate to apply!


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.

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  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 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.