Bemis is a leading worldwide manufacturer of heat activated film adhesives, waterproof seam tapes and custom films for many industries including apparel, footwear, consumer electronics, and automotive. Bemis specializes in engineering films and adhesives for use with all types of substrates and offers...

Bemis is a leading worldwide manufacturer of heat activated film adhesives, waterproof seam tapes and custom films for many industries including apparel, footwear, consumer electronics, and automotive. Bemis specializes in engineering films and adhesives for use with all types of substrates and offers sales, distribution and technical support around the globe.

To cope with our business, applications are invited for the following position:

 

Demand Planner

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Kwun Tong
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, 13-month pay, 5-day week, Insurance plan, Medical plan, Performance bonus
Industry Biotechnology / Chemicals / Testing / Laboratory
Job function Logistics / Transportation > Supply Chain / Logistics
Published On 29/05/2019

 

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Demand Planner at Bemis, you will be responsible for effectively positioning our global manufacturing team to support the changing business environment by proactively using demand planning, forecasting, and communication tools. You will collaborate with leaders throughout the organization including Sales, Marketing, Operations, Development and Finance Teams to help grow revenue and profitability. You will also coordinate sales plans and inventory positions for unique markets by geographies and by product lines with global supply planning teams.

To this extent, you will create and update demand plans to reflect Bemis market needs by working with key factories and sales management. In addition to participating in planning strategies that result in forecast accuracy and on-time order fulfillment, you will help drive the Annual Business Plan (ABP) and the quarter forecast updates (Plan-to-make-Plan).

The Demand Planner will create both standardized and custom reports, conduct quantitative product and sales analysis, and present conclusions and recommendations to management. You are to develop methodologies and business processes aimed at improving cross-functional communication and operational efficiencies.

 

How you can contribute:

  • Initiate and execute ongoing engagement with key territory (sales) managers and brand/customer contacts to obtain forecast data for revenue and demand planning. This process will include systematic validation of forecast data.
  • Establish and maintain a network of material planning customer contacts and routinely seek direction and make inquiries related to demand analysis.
  • Use Lean methodologies to improve and create new tools to manage and validate demand information.
  • Generate periodic demand plans and drive collaboration with key stakeholders by focusing on inputs for New Products, Product Transitions, and Sales Opportunities (Pipeline).
  • Identify potential opportunities and risks against inventory position and develop actionable recommendations for execution.
  • Generate the annual sales budget with quarterly forecast updates, including sales to budget variance analysis.
  • Work with Finance Team to analyze key performance measures and interpret sales results of market, brand, formula and item level trends (volume, price, margin and turns) within respective markets.
  • Assist to lead the Demand Planning Team as an integral part of the company sales, inventory, operations and planning processes.
  • Generate ad-hoc reporting for sales, marketing, pricing, business planning, and product management.
  • Actively participate in CRM Power Users group to align with and support users and promote effective use.

 

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics or Finance is preferred. MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience with demand/inventory/supply planning, forecast or other related field. Bemis is actively involved in apparel industry and prior experience will prove beneficial.
  • Proven ability to collaboratively interact with all levels of management and develop relationships with other functions and customers.
  • Fluency in listening/written/spoken English & Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin).
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational skill and the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications including: Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
  • Strong information seeking skills and follow-through.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a diverse group.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing sector.
  • Advanced knowledge of demand planning concepts and processes.
  • Understanding of CRM, ERP and forecasting systems.

 

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package and a friendly work environment. Interested parties, please to submit your application.

 

For more information on Bemis, please go to http://www.bemisworldwide.com/.

(Information collected will be kept in strict confidence and only be used for recruitment related purpose. Applicants information and curriculum vitae will be kept for a period of 3 months after selection process completed.)