China, Shanghai, Beauty Care

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.

At Henkel, we promote a holistic Diversity & Inclusion approach. The diversity of our employees, their backgrounds, experiences, talents, knowledge, creativity, and the appreciation of all their individual differences are the foundation for our competitive advantage. As a multinational corporation, Henkel employs people from 120 nations in almost 80 countries. About 85 percent of our employees work outside of Germany, with more than half of them in emerging markets.


  • Develop and maintain statistical forecast (APO) model for all business channels incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from Sales, Marketing, Trade-Marketing and Controlling with both top-down and bottom-up dimensions
  • Using APO DP tools to co-ordinate rolling 18 months demand forecast with potential urgent demand and NPI / Promotion projects between Business and Supply Planning
  • Owner of demand alignment meeting to pre-align the forecast based on the Risks and Opportunities input from Business
  • FG inventory management: Inventory as % Sales, safety stock, OOS & daily production scheduling review, stock allocation for key customers, stock allocation between CDC & RDCs, stock aging and over-stock analysis
  • Review the top bias (sales performance vs forecast) to take actions, adjust the demand and statistical model improvement where it is necessary
  • Co-ordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant / foreseeing variances and refine the forecast (model and demand) to reflect updated Sales and Marketing assumptions
  • Close communicate with local and global supply planning team, to ensure right production arrangement (quantity and deliver timing)
  • Weekly / monthly reports and S&OP continuous improvement


  • Bachelor’s Degree or above
  • Should have 1-3 years of experience in FMCG
  • Preferred language: English (Excellent) Chinese (Excellent)
  • Other skills: SAP APO, Microsoft Power BI, Excel
JOB ID: 21011785
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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