Sandvik seeks:
Demand Planner
The role
To control inventory and plan the demand for the Rock Tools Region Africa
Key performance areas
  • Lead the area Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)meetings
  • Ensure the timely collection of forecast data, perform gap / trend analysis and recommend process improvements
  • Assist in the development and continuous improvement of related business systems
  • Ensure continuous communication and collaboration of forecasting and inventory management data with the regions and key stakeholders
  • Provide feedback and make recommendations to regions to ensure orders are created according to the forecast
  • Provide support to internal departments in order to improve inventory management
  • Maintain inventory parameters in collaboration with regional manager for all responsible stockrooms
  • Replenishment Planning based on the forecast
  • Release orders according to system requisitions and customer orders
  • Manage expediting requests from regions
  • Perform detailed inventory analysis opportunities and optimize inventory levels
  • Work with all relevant stakeholders to establish both short and long term inventory strategies
  • Provide back up support for all team members when required
  • Monitor indicators related to inventory (Fill rate, OSMI, DII,OFLT, Forecast accuracy)
Your profile
  • MS Office skills with advanced level Excel
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to effectively prioritize work in a fast-paced environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to own and implement process changes
  • Presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Highly energetic individual with at least 3 - 5 years Inventory management, forecasting & demand planning
  • Knowledge of S&OP process
  • Experience with any Forecasting Tool
  • Drivers' license is a requirement
Who may apply
All applicants outside South Africa must ensure that they are able to secure a work permit and permanent residence prior to applying for any advertised positions.
How to apply
To apply, please click on the 'Apply Now' button, or access the Sandvik websitewww.sandvik.com/career.
If you have any further queries, please contact us on 0800 331 331.
Recruiter: Thato Makoro
Applications close: 27 April 2016
Job Reference No. 344004
Sandvik is committed to representivity in the composition of its employees and the creation of job opportunities across all sectors of the South African population.
Deadline: 27 Apr
Job-ID: 344004