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Value Chain Planning Manager


Planning and Retail Operations
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

The Global Planning team is responsible for organization and implementation of a complex Supply Chain operation, which consists of the creation and management of demand and the related supply plan, inventory management and process control. They plan, implement and control the efficient flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customer's requirements and partner with the different entities within the Value chain.

About the role

Within Dyson's Global Planning Department, the Value Chain Planning Manager responsibilities will be to optimise the end-to-end mid and longer-term planning up to 5 years for one of the product categories of Dyson, from a Demand, Supply and Inventory perspective. The Value Chain Planning Manager works closely with several different departments to ensure the flawless execution of the plan, optimise the production network, analyses risks and opportunities and provides insight by modelling scenarios to mitigate shortages and/or maximising profitability.

The ideal candidate is an expert in longer-term planning both in Demand and Supply and has a proven track record of optimising a production and distribution network end-to-end.  

Key accountabilities:

  • Creating demand models based on business insights research & sales analysis

  • Partners with Commercial on quantitative patterns of promotions, seasonality and events

  • Partners with Finance on establishing an integrated financial business forecasting

  • Integrate demand signals and their quantitative effect on the overall sales forecast

  • Determine and implement external influencers into a holistic forecasting model using Machine Learning techniques.

  • Creation of the Rough-Cut Production Plan (RCCP) for the Category

  • Manages the RCCP by continuously optimising different planning parameters

  • Collaboration with Operations on capacity at the Contract Manufactories based on single and multi-sourcing tactical strategies (production network optimisation)

  • Collaborate with Procurement to secure and/or to purchase critical and long lead time components

  • Allocations in capacity constrained situations, aligned with stakeholders within IBP

  • Maintaining the available capacity based on the production calendar

  • Hands over the RCCP to the Master Scheduler and ensures that the MPS is in line with the RCCP

About you

  • Strong Academic record in supply chain management or equivalent.

  • Analytical with complex decision-making skills for modelling and regression analysis

  • Understanding and able to work with statistical models

  • Several years of experience with longer-term Planning based on planning parameters within an MNC

  • Proven track record in production network optimisation

  • Strong drive to find creative solutions to new challenges

  • Demonstrate flexibility and resilience and respond constructively to new demands and challenges.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


Dyson Singapore 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. #LI-DYSON

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.