- Planning and Retail Operations
- Singapore - Technology Centre
Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people.
About the role
Reporting to the Head of SCM SEA, the SEA Planner is facilitating the Demand Processes at market level consolidating the 18-month rolling forecast for Finished Goods and Accessories. Market will include Singapore and Distributors (Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia). Ensuring the adherence to the demand methodologies the Demand Planner should build ONE SEA consolidated demand figure on monthly and yearly base.
Partners with other departments (particularly Sales, Marketing, Finance,) when it comes to Forecast and Demand planning topics
Acts as a liaison between the Market and the Region and Global Forecast & Demand Planning Centre of Excellence on Demand signals and Process improvement
Uses the Markets Commercial Planning, Management insights, NPD updates, Group Consensus Forecast and own insights to create and own the final Forecast to be submitted as part of IBP process
Prepares and leads the demand review meetings, including the Final demand review meeting.
Manages, challenges, and evaluates the assumptions for Forecast adjustments, promotional uplifts and NPD ramp up plans
Performs Root Cause Analysis on the Forecast Accuracy and Bias performance, formulates and follows up on corrective and preventive actions
Monitoring supply receipt plans, providing regular update on inventory levels and flagging in case of short-term stock issues are foreseen with focus on action to protect key demand streams.
Defining the site allocation and ensuring that it is acted on in terms of stock movements and sales
Making decisions about allocation of stock between demand streams to ensure that priority demand streams are protected
Managing the master data of the products in system.
Ability to effectively communicate and challenge assumptions with different functional areas and levels
Proven experience and passion in driving demand planning processes
Good understanding of different viewpoints within the Forecast creation process and ability to mediate and translate these into the best possible Forecast.
Strong reporting skills, including advanced Excel
Forecasting software (Rapid Response, SAP APO, Oracle Demantra) experience preferred.
BI software (Tableau, Power BI) experience preferred
Strong cross functional team skills
Ability to communicate and to challenge at all levels of the business
Ability to deliver under pressure and to tight deadlines
Business and results oriented
Continuous improvement approach
Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.
Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.