United States, Westlake, OH, Adhesive Technologies

Demand Planner


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 Business Planner leads the detailed item level demand planning functions.
  • Responsible for Item / Key Account forecasts that support the Consumer Adhesives business.
  • The Business Planner leads the One on One call with key accounts and drives the item level forecast along with Sales.
  • The business planner supports the Demand Review process along with participating in the local Supply Review meetings.
  • This position has strong interfaces between the Sales, Marketing, Operations and Supply Planning teams.
  • Adjusts the item level forecast based on established processes.
  • Communicate these adjustments to the planning team in a proactive manner.
  • Communicate MAPE, Bias and lagging forecast accuracy along with worst A performers root cause and corrective actions.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing and project managers to obtain the best short, mid and long-range forecasts.
  • Partner with Business planning manager on the demand review process in support of S&OP


  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a Demand Planning or similar role
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with other departments
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding leadership ability
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • ERP / SAP experience
  • Computer literate

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JOB ID: 21010605
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067