Demand Planning Specialist at Cargill
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Demand Planning Specialist

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Job ID 198799 Date posted 04/25/2022 Location : Malaysia

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 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 Demand Planning Specialist will help create all levels of demand plans for a group of products with medium planning complexity, including data inputs, statistical forecasting, incorporation of commercial intelligence and new or discontinued products. In this role, you will handle large sets of data and collaborate with others to create a robust demand plan, enabling effective financial planning and execution throughout the supply chain.

Key Accountabilities

  • Create and maintain demand plan from statistical forecast through confirmation.
  • Keep process documentation maintained and current.
  • Maintain and handle product history, accurate forecasts and promotional demand.
  • Maintain data relative to demand forecasts to include hierarchy, historical data cleansing, demand sensing data and forecast model parameters.
  • Participate in integrated business planning, contributing to demand planning metrics targets.
  • Collaborate with finance on the monetization of the demand plan to identify gaps with the financial plan and develop scenarios that drive decisions and action plans to address the gaps
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of working experience with 2 years of demand planning experience
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint, Supply chain management and organizational skills
  • Team player, strong communication & data analysis with problem solving, ability to work in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP & Power BI Tools
  • Experience with SAP a plus, Demand & Supply Planning Management, IBP experience & knowledge, demonstrated experience in collaboration with cross-functional teammates
  • Willing to be based at Westport
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