United States, Darien, CT, Beauty Care

Senior Demand Planner -Zotos


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.


  • Maintain SKU forecasts in APO-SAP systems as part of the monthly process cycle for their brand along with leading the brands through the same processes.
  • Communicate the forecast changes to the stakeholders within the corporation, while leading the Monthly Consensus/DAM/SIOP Meeting cycle and ensuring the Demand skus review cycles are also successful.
  • Must demonstrate individual leadership, neutralize biases, and demonstrate conviction to forecast processes, inputs, and outcomes. Drive accountability to Brand & Supply Planners, peers and brands.
  • Develop and publish various reports to track performance and portfolio impacts, along with the normal Demand Planning KPI's (WFA, BIAS Sales Attainment, Forecast Change, Forecast Reconciliation in GES and Tcons), to monitor/ improve the health of the operational forecasts.
  • Ensure the Marketing and Sales strategies are accurately represented in their forecasts along with the other Demand Planner(s).
  • Ensure effective business rule.


  • Experience with APO SAP Demand Planning processes is key requirement. AS400 is a plus.
  • Project mgt. skills Work closely with-IT consulting teams.
  • Fundamental knowledge of entire Supply Chain. Customer>Sales/Brands> Demand>Supply> Production.\
  • Proficient in MS Office particularly Excel & Power Point. Experience using an AS400 ERP system & SAP DP modules is critical (Demand Solutions /SAP preferred).
  • University Degree in business required (focus in Supply Chain preferred but not mandatory if the candidate has 3-5 years of related work experience).
  • Strong and Credible Working relationships with all Zotos departments, with main relationships with Sales, Marketing, Supply Planning, and Finance.
  • Manage the Demand Planning processes as well as leading a Demand project(s), providing leadership, and being the process leader.
  • 3-5 years of Demand Planning or operations experience. Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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JOB ID: 20005258
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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