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Demand and Supply Planner

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Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Jurong, SG, 609032

Company: Lubrizol Corporation




This role is accountable to drive Sales & Operations Execution (S&OE) process and improvement, acting as the link from the demand-planning cycle through to the supply gap analysis. Core task is to continuously improve forecast accuracy, service level and work as a key business partner to commercial team.




Demand Planning

  • Maintain S&OE demand forecast for assigned regions
  • Create and maintain 12-18 months mid-term demand forecast
  • Lead Consensus Demand Planning - Generate and sign-off demand forecast, considering statistical forecasting, commercial inputs, along with operations supply capability
  • Lead demand reviews, to collect, map and analyze business updates from sales and Product Management Group
  • Manage product transitions or obsolescence which may significantly impact future demand.
  • Be part of global consensus demand planning team, representing perspectives of unique business environment in assigned region, aligning localized demand planning process into global processes and in other Asia pacific regions.
  • Manage supply constraints, identify options for shifting demand or allocating supply with the supply planners or commercial teams
  • Work with commercial teams to improve forecast accuracy so as to ensure business growth with possible reduction on cost to serve.
  • Manage inputs from commercial teams, Zhuhai supply and relevant stakeholders to synchronize demand plan, minimizing demand variability and increasing operational efficiency/flexibility


Supply Planning

  • Optimize and replenish inventory in assigned regions in accordance to the guidelines and parameters. 
  • Work with Customer Excellence and Commercial teams on customers’ forecast, stock replenishment plan and order fulfillment.
  • Non-working/slow stock management -   Highlight and follow-up on slow moving and potential dead stocks for action.
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing plant, Logistics team, Customer Excellence, Procurement to handle day to day planning issues.



  • Other projects as assigned
  • Lead assigned S&OE meetings


REQUIREMENTS (education, experience, and specific job requirements):


  1. Education
  • Bachelor’s degree or above


  1. Experience         
  • At least 5 years supply chain experiences in multinational companies, such as demand planning, material planning, inventory control, logistics management, etc
  • Experience in Chemical or related industry is preferred


  1. Knowledge, technical/professional skill
  • Good analytical skills
  • Structural problem-solving skills
  • Solid experience on SAP/APO/Kinaxis
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Good presentation skills preferred
  • Project Management skills preferred


  1. Language Skill
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin (both speaking and writing)


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