demand specialist in weert

€ 4,500 per maand
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weert, limburg
€ 4,500 per maand
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YACHT is looking for a Demand Specialist for an international company in safety and security industry. 

The Demand Specialist supports different departments in the organization by providing operational support and driving business control. You understand business processes to improve the way business in EMEA is conducted, in alignment with overall market requirements and supply chain targets. The Demand Specialist is a specialist function in a variety of operational areas.

The Demand Specialist works in the Production, Supply and Inventory department, reporting directly into the teamleader, though working closely with the Demand Planner and S&OP Analyst. This Demand Planning position is responsible for the long-term forecasting activities for the entire EMEA organization. This role creates and maintains forecast models incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, and other sources. 

Job Responsibilities:

Demand Planning
  • Manage monthly cycle of product forecast process and weekly forecast updates
  • Develop demand forecast at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models and evaluate forecast results
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine forecast models to reflect updated Sales and Marketing assumptions
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Demand Planner to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts
  • Ensures timely publication of internal reporting; monthly forecast templates, preparation of EMEA S&OP decks and forecast accuracy reporting.

Business Support
  • Secure forecasting tool knowledge and maintain related standard work
  • Drive Business Process Improvement and Financial Accountability
  • Maintain excellent relationship within PSI team, finance and IT
  • Recommend and provide active support in business improvements projects
  • Perform ad-hoc Analysis and participate in Projects
  • Manage and execute all incoming requests for business analysis
  • Manage or participate in departmental improvement projects
  • Participate in business improvement projects
  • Management Reporting and Data Management
  • Provide regular reports on results, including variance reporting and KPI reporting
  • Safeguard data accuracy
  • Develop, Control and maintain forecast system

You will get a contract directly from the client. This is a fulltime job where you get many possibilties to improve your skills and position within the organization.


  • A Bachelor to Master education in Supply chain / Statistics / Mathematics
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of planning and forecasting processes and tools                                             
  • Operates independently on specific work field.
  • Discretion and integrity are highly important.
  • APICS or specific forecasting certification are preferred                                                                        
  • Fluent in English                                                                                                         
  • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts 
  • Affinity with advanced IT systems
  • Knowledge on working with Demantra and Oracle APS PROD is preferred
  • Experienced with other software packages including Windows, and Microsoft Office
  • This position requires strong analytical, organizational and decision-making skills. Interpersonal skills are also required to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process.