Cargill Demand Manager in Mechelen, Belgium
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Improve forecast accuracy for all different product groups at horizon M1 - M24
Cleaning up data of last month to eliminate abnormal demand & supply for
Implement the new forecasting process incl. statistical tool
Run and improve statistical engine in OMP in order to increase the forecast accuracy
Develop, improve and track forecast accuracy measurement.
Setting the right commercial and sales parameters for the statistical engine on macro levels
Facilitation and organization of the demand forecasting process (content wise), including feedback loops of performance
Continuous improvement on the forecasting process
Challenge sales and commercial during sign-off sessions to get to the highest level of forecast accuracy
Looking for opportunities to deploy extrinsic forecasting
Advises and provides recommendations on the forecast to internal stakeholders (sales, supply chain, finance, …) with regard to the focrecast, forecast error and the impact of it.
Drive the organization across the different functions and stakeholders to prioritize the demand on an operational level when issues occur
Influencing demand / shaping demand
Participating as the demand owner/representative in the sales and operations planning process, to enable demand-supply balancing analysis by identifying opportunities for extra demand or by prioritizing existing demand.
Driving cross-functional collaboration to influence the demand and prioritize demand for order fulfillment based on business objectives and customer segmentation.
Reviewing and assessing risk to supply and demand variability and identify opportunities to manage and mitigate risk
Create, execute and follow-up on clear action plan for sales based on IBP results and opportunities
- Supporting the sales team in prioritizing demand based on customer segmentation, profitability, strategic importance and looking across product groups that are (grind) related
Secondary or higher education degree is required
University degree preferred
- 5-7 years of experience in supply chain or sales environment
English - Required
German/ Spanish/ French - Preferred
Analytical oriented thinking
Independent and also team player
Practical & pragmatic
Excellent communication skills
Ability to adopt change within the organization
Primary Location Belgium-VAN-Mechelen
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: MEC00988