- Planning and Retail Operations
- Germany - Cologne Office
Dyson is a global technology company founded in 1993 with a unique philosophy - to solve problems that others ignore. The company is known for surprising new inventions that defy convention.
From the world's first bagless vacuum cleaner, to air purifiers/fans without rotor blades, to our hair styling products that enable professional styling at home just like at the hairdresser: We continue to develop relentlessly - our products inspire every technology fan and make household and co. an experience!
Our culture is unique; The mindset is geared to constant change and Dyson’s pace brings constant challenge. Dyson suits people with the courage and resilience to find their own way, spotting opportunities where others don’t, and having the self-belief to persevere where others give up.
About the role
The Market Demand Planner will be key, as the unbiased function, to lead the multi-functional team efforts in accurately forecasting the true demand. This role will be bringing the outside in, ensuring high quality and accuracy in Dyson’s planning efforts, feeding accurate by SKU forecast to the Supply team so they can provide the right level of service and inventory to deliver the business.
Develop and coordinate demand planning and budgeting processes used within the organization (lead the local S&OP process)
Build the unbiased bottom-up demand forecast based on the validated assumptions collected during the monthly forecasting process together with the multi-functional team, focusing on the mid/long-term rather than the short-term
Responsible of forecast accuracy overall, root cause analysis and action planning
Closely work with the Supply Chain Managers by focusing on giving them the right input (by SKU/CRG sell-in forecast) to deliver the needed levels of service and inventory
Proactively monitor and strives to maintain high levels of quality and accuracy in the demand forecast, as well as process consistency end to end
Proactively identify opportunities for demand planning process improvement. Overall lead a culture of continuous improvement
Coordinate efforts to achieve our targets (volume and value), timely identify gaps vs. target if any and ensure proper allocation of resources to maximize profit
Monitors the accuracy and efficient distribution of demand planning reports and other intelligence essential to the Global Revenue and Supply Chain organizations. Recommends revisions to existing reports or assists in the development of new reporting tools as needed
Implements enabling technologies and/or support deployment of global solutions in the region
Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field
2/3+ years of experience in demand planning, supply chain management
Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and strategic thinking skills
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other data analysis tools
Familiarity with forecasting system
Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Company bonus scheme
30 days holiday
Subsidized sport activities
Jobrad (Bicycle leasing)
Discounted Dyson machines
EAP (Employee Assistant Programme)
Fare Subsidy for local public transport or on-site parking
Relaxed dress code
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.