Customer Demand Manager UKI

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Customer Demand Manager UKI

  • Post Date:5th August 2021
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AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Competitive salary & generous benefits

Slough, Berkshire SL2 5DS

APICS certified and with extensive experience in demand planning or demand management, you are now looking for an opportunity to work in a business that offers careers with breadth, depth of scope and impact. That business is AkzoNobel. Awarded Top Employer status and home to well-known brands such as Dulux, we are a company that forms successful partnerships with customers.

As Customer Demand Manager you will be a key interface between our commercial and supply chain teams and head demand planning activities to ensure a robust long term product forecast in your region. Responsible for overseeing a team of demand planners, you will collaborate with colleagues across the organisation to guarantee uninterrupted supply to customers and markets. We will also look to you to initiate, develop and head projects to enhance customer satisfaction as well as investigate any customer complaints too. Important will be the ability to help with initiatives to improve forecasting accuracy. This role is vital to ensuring high quality demand plans and adequate forecasting accuracy.

For this role you will have a Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Administration or Science as well as extensive experience in demand planning or management. You will be APICS Certified within the last two years too. Proficient in MS Office you will also be expert with ERP systems, such as SAP, ORACLE or JDA. Comfortable managing multiple stakeholders, you will be effective at nurturing teams and prioritising needs. Customer focused, you will possess good communication and interpersonal skills too.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 13130