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Demand Planner Region France

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Job ID 123058 Date posted 06/15/2021 Location : Crevin, France

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Regional Demand Planner France will work closely with key stakeholders upstream (Commercial, Marketing &Technical teams, Finance) and downstream (Supply Planning, Production, Customer Services).
In this role you will help to create and maintain a comprehensive and clean database for statistical demand forecasts at SKU or product group level. You will also continue to develop the tools and methodology and crucially develop the relationships with the key stakeholders upstream to produce accurate long-term demand forecasts.

We seek a professional who can handle large sets of data and collaborate with others to create a robust demand plan, in order to provide class-leading service to our customers at optimum cost.

Key Accountabilities

  • Create and maintain comprehensive and clean database for statistical forecast and add available commercial / market events
  • Develop and imporve methodology, tools, and culture of demand forecasting discipline by forging effective and productive working relationships with key internal stakeholders (Commercial, Technical, Marketing, Finance, Supply Planning, Operations, Customer Services)
  • Review actual vs forecast  continuously to improve accuracy
  • Develop and champion the IBP processes in co-operation with other key stakeholders (Commercial, Technical, Finance, Supply Planning, Operations)
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply


  • A master degree specifically in Supply Chain Management/Engineering is a plus
  • 5-8 years (demand) planning experience is essential, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Good working knowledge of an S&OP / IBP process in a relevant environment
  • Good working knowledge of ERP system (preferably SAP)
  • Proven experience in initiating effective collaboration and relationship-building with key internal stakeholders
  • Fluent in English and French.
  • High analytical skills
  • Must have a high drive and energy level, can-do attitude, and high attention to detail.
  • Must be diligent, committed, and prepared to manage tasks through to completion.
  • Clear communication skills (verbal and written), need to communicate with people on different levels in the organization (especially managing upwards).
  • Able to maintain and promote a strong professional image to internal and external stakeholders alike.
  • Must have well developed skills in planning (demand planning, supply planning or production planning).
  • Ability to demonstrate change management and process improvement delivery.

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. 
Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.
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