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Senior Supply Demand Planner

Date: Dec 18, 2018

Location: Shanghai, China, CN, 201204

Company: Lubrizol Corporation



Responsible for demand management of LZA China and inventory management for China warehouses, purpose is to continuously improve forecast accuracy, maintain service level and support business growth.  





  • Demand Planning (60%)

Create and maintain 12 months demand forecast for LZA China

  • Conduct monthly demand review meeting, to collect and consolidate business updates from sales and segment.
  • Considering statistical forecasting, sales/segment inputs, along with supply capability to generate demand forecast.
  • Closely tracking NPI, PLS and CR, which may significantly impact future demand.


  • Supply Planning (30%)

Overlook China warehouse inventory and service level

  • Monitor and optimize inventory level and structure for LZA China warehouses
  • Coordinate with multiple functions on NWSM solutions, to reduce and prevent NWSM.  
  • Responsible for supply planning monthly report and organize monthly supply review meetings.
  • Balance and replenish stock among China manufacturing sites and warehouses.



  • Continuous improvement and project support (10%)


  • Continuously optimize demand planning model.
  • Continuously optimize supply planning and inventory control procedures.
  • When needed, provide support and assistant on projects, such as global upgrade on SAP, global network optimization for cost saving purpose. 




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


  1. Education

    Bachelor’s degree or above


  2. Experience        


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


  1. Main Core Competencies


    Self-motivated and result driven

    Communicate effectively and being influential

    Collaborate (with multiple functions locally and globally)

    Strategic Thinking


  2. Knowledge, technical/professional skill:

                Familiar with ERP (SAP) operations and logic behind

                Good analytical skills

    Structural problem-solving skills

                Time management skills

                Good presentation skills preferable

                Project Management skills preferable



  3. Language Skill:

                Fluent in Mandarin and English (both speaking and writing)

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