Demand Planner - Upfield

Demand Planner

Are you passionate about working in a fast-paced environment? We are looking for a colleague in our Supply Chain team to continuously improve forecast accuracy to deliver high customer service levels and simultaneously support the reduction of finished goods inventory.

As a Demand Planner at Upfield you have an operational job, so you need to be able to get energy in spotting short term challenges and agreeing with supply planning and sales contacts on rapid solutions making the best out of a supply issue or last-minute demand opportunity.

Location: Athens, Greece


About the position

You will analyze and generate 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 Co-lead in the Weekly Demand and Supply meetings to manage changes in demand, optimize use of company resources and ensure best in class customer service.

You will optimize finished goods stock level by maintaining healthy forecast as well through challenging product supply.

You will check feasibility of timings and production capacity of innovations and relaunches.

You will translate phasing in and out plan in the planning system in cooperation with the Supply Chain Operations and Customer teams.

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

You will lead continuous improvement of FA/FB which creates positive impact to cost, inventory and case fill.

So what does it take to be successful in this role?

 You have a Bachelor degree in related field.

You are self-driven with high influencing skills.

You have between 2-3 years experience in Demand Planning or related roles (preferably at FMCG).

You have knowledge of demand planning and systems, e.g. SAP/ Excel is a must.

You can coordinate with cross functional departments.

You have strong communication skills and service-oriented attitude.

Good analytical skills, keen to details and comfortable handling large amounts of numeric data.

You can adapt to changes quickly.

You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.

You are fluent in English.

What’s next?

If this position sounds interesting please hit the apply button now! If you have additional questions you can send me ,Andre Vleeming, an email on

We understand your resume might not be up to date, apply with what you have or your LinkedIn Profile. Upfield is dedicated to build an inclusive and diverse workplace, we understand that you might not hit all the requirements which are stated in the description, we really encourage you to apply anyways. You might just be the right candidate for this role or other roles.  

We would like to receive your application before 26th of September, the first stage of the process will be a Video interview with myself.




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