Lubrizol Senior Supply Demand Planner in Shanghai, China

Senior Supply Demand Planner

ROLE:

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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)

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