Netherlands, Nieuwegein, Laundry & Home Care

Demand Planner BeNeLux (Dutch Speaker)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


As a Junior Demand Planner you are responsible to create the most accurate sales forecast on country level for a part of our Benelux portfolio, in this case related to Beauty Care products.

  • You will be responsible to deliver on the key planning KPI’s (Forecast Accuracy, Service Level and Inventories) By analyzing the sales results, you will better understand the patterns (standard and promo) and identify causal factors (internal and external) in order to increase overall sales forecast accuracy.
  • You will work closely together with other departments such as Marketing and Sales to plan activations & promotions and include the recent market knowledge into your forecast.
  • You anticipate and recognize Out of Stock situations, develop alternatives with our global Supply Planning, coordinate customer priorities with Sales and Customer Service
  • You will be involved with the planning of new product launches in collaboration with Marketing and Sales
  • You will identify the slow-moving articles & take actions to manage their life cycle.
  • You actively participate in S&OP process

This job is made for you if...  

  • You are particularly interested in Supply Chain processes and activities
  • You see information technology as an appropriate tool to solve issues and optimize processes.
  • You have a strong affinity with numbers. Excel is a good friend of yours and you love to dig into the analysis
  • You are a strong communicator & you can convince others of your solutions
  • You see a business opportunity in every situation, and you can convert ideas into concrete actions & results
  • You are interested in evolving into an international environment


  • A master’s degree in business administration (or comparable) preferably with a supply chain orientation.
  • Ideally already an experience in a FMCG company
  • Ideally familiar with SAP or demand planning systems (preferably APO demand planning) and you have a good working experience with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • An analytical, persistent, structured, result driven and excellent communication skills profile
  • Pro-activity that can take initiative and be decisive in front of small and large audiences
  • You are eager to learn and are open for change.
  • Fluency in English & Dutch mandatory.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 22039947
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: recruitment.benelux@henkel.com
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