Lubrizol Senior Supply Demand Planner in Shanghai, China

Senior Supply Demand Planner


Responsible for demand management of LZA China and inventory management for China warehouses, purpose is to continuously improve forecast accuracy, maintain service level and support business growth.


  • Demand Planning (60%)

Create and maintain 12 months demand forecast for LZA China

  • Conduct monthly demand review meeting, to collect and consolidate business updates from sales and segment.

  • Considering statistical forecasting, sales/segment inputs, along with supply capability to generate demand forecast.

  • Closely tracking NPI, PLS and CR, which may significantly impact future demand.

  • Supply Planning (30%)

Overlook China warehouse inventory and service level

  • Monitor and optimize inventory level and structure for LZA China warehouses

  • Coordinate with multiple functions on NWSM solutions, to reduce and prevent NWSM.

  • Responsible for supply planning monthly report and organize monthly supply review meetings.

  • Balance and replenish stock among China manufacturing sites and warehouses.

  • Continuous improvement and project support (10%)

  • Continuously optimize demand planning model.

  • Continuously optimize supply planning and inventory control procedures.

  • When needed, provide support and assistant on projects, such as global upgrade on SAP, global network optimization for cost saving purpose.

REQUIREMENTS (education, experience, competencies and specific job requirements):

  1. Education Bachelor’s degree or above

  2. Experience

  • At least 5 years supply chain experiences in multinational companies, such as demand planning, production planning, inventory control, logistics management, etc

  • Experience in Chemical or related industry is preferred

  1. Main Core Competencies Self-motivated and result driven Communicate effectively and being influential Collaborate (with multiple functions locally and globally) Strategic Thinking

  2. Knowledge, technical/professional skill: Familiar with ERP (SAP) operations and logic behind Good analytical skills Structural problem-solving skills Time management skills Good presentation skills preferable Project Management skills preferable

  3. Language Skill: Fluent in Mandarin and English (both speaking and writing)

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply, ERP, Warehouse, Demand Planner, Operations, Technology, Manufacturing