Netherlands, Nieuwegein, Laundry & Home Care

Demand Planner - Laundry & Home Care (m/f)

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box – take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


The key purpose of the role is to assure a high service level and sales forecast quality in the country.

  • Run weekly sales planning for SKU’s in their area with planning of normal forecast (baseline) and promotions (challenge input of Local Sales)
  • Participate in weekly meeting with the local Sales Team
  • Create a launch plan (monthly sales forecast) for approved quantities based on business case of Local Marketing Team.
  • Steer replacement of an old article by creating a phase-in/-out timing/model and inform Master Planning and Sales 
  • Anticipate and recognize Out of Stock situation, develop alternatives with Master Planning, coordinate customer priorities with Sales and inform Customer Service about priorities
  • Clarify customer requests at short notice with Master Planning and give feedback to Sales
  • Check and adjust regularly material status (sales view) of current assortment
  • Monitor local Sales Planning KPI’s for the SKU’s in their area. Run qualitative forecast analysis for the SKU’s in their area
  • Participate in regular meetings (e.g. Promo, Sales, Master Planning and Project Implementation meetings)
  • Preparation for the monthly Sales & Op. meeting, cross-functional alignment with Master Planning, Marketing and Sales


  • Academic degree in Business/Economic studies or equivalent
  • Analytical skills. Customer Orientation
  • Proactive Thinking, Business Acumen, Flexibility
  • Influencing Skills, cooperation, very good communicative skills
  • Good system knowledge (SAP, Excel advanced user)
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Dutch
JOB ID: req3451
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
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